For Art Market Professionals

  • DACS and ACS reach settlement on ARR royalties.

    On the anniversary of the Artist's Resale Right (ARR), Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS), the Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS) and Ivor Braka Limited are delighted to announce that they have reached a settlement following a legal dispute over compliance with the UK ARR legislation.

    14 February 2023

  • DACS evidence contributes to government not proceeding with AI copyright proposals.

    DACS provided comprehensive evidence and briefings that have contributed to the UK Government not introducing proposals for a new text and data mining exception.

    3 February 2023

  • Mental Health for Creative Freelancers publication launches

    DACS is delighted to support the launch of Mental Health for Creative Freelancers, a new publication which brings together the work of eleven UK-based artists.

    11 November 2022

  • A Creative Future: DACS submits evidence to the House of Lords

    DACS brings together leading voices in the arts to signpost challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the creative industries. 

    4 November 2022

  • Supporting a Cultural Revolution across the UK's regions

    DACS is convening a discussion at the Conservative Party Conference on 5 October on how the UK can support funding that fuels creative economies, supports local communities, and redresses the balance between creators and tech companies in the digital age.

    29 September 2022

  • DACS sends letter to DCMS Secretary of State

    The Design & Artist Copyright Society (DACS) has today written to the new Secretary of State for DCMS, Michelle Donelan, to request that she works closely with the creative industries and visual artists to bring new investment to local communities across the UK through new non-taxpayer funded schemes.

    29 September 2022