Sky Arts is an art-oriented television channel offering 24 hours a day of programmes dedicated to highbrow arts, including theatrical performances, movies, documentaries and music (such as opera performances and classical and jazz sessions). The channel is available via Sky, Virgin Media, and TalkTalk TV, included in most basic subscription packs, but started life as a premium service requiring an additional payment on top of the monthly Sky subscription. Sky Arts HD is also available on Sky, Virgin Media.
Sky Arts unveiled a new look on Tuesday 19th April 2016.
Sky Arts 1 and Sky Arts 2 updated their idents and presentation - along with the rest of the Sky family - on 1 February 2011.
Sky Arts introduced 11 new idents on 21 February 2012, to mark its promotion up the Sky digital EPG, and its addition to Sky's mobile tv catch up service, Sky Go.