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Dorset is home to a wealth of cultural organisations, enterprises and activities. Artists, craftspeople, galleries and cultural venues are located around the county, contributing to the area's sense of place and community.

The following arts organisations receive ongoing funding from the council to deliver a professional and accessible arts service:

The Arts Development Company

Arts Development for the council is delivered by The Arts Development Company a social enterprise company working with partners across the creative and public sectors for the benefit of the community.

The Arts Development Company is based at The Little Keep in Dorchester with several other arts organisations. Their aim is to develop a thriving arts and culture hub.

Funding for the arts comes from a variety of sources and you can get advice and information on this from the Arts Development Company.

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