Digital – how it is affecting audiences
Issue 58 / April 2015
Having first appeared in the ‘A day in the life’ column in the July 2002 issue of JAM, which was also around ‘digital’ exploring the subject of e-marketing, Helen Bolt says farewell to her role as editor of JAM in this April issue. As Helen heads for the golf course to take up a new marketing role at a private members’ sports club, the editorial baton has been handed over to Jacqueline Haxton the AMA’s Senior Programme Officer.
This issue looks at digital and how this lingering hot topic is affecting audiences. Research from NESTA’s Digital R&D Fund for the Arts will set the scene while Mary Jane Edwards for AAM Associates looks at the potential of digital fundraising and how to harness it.
Adam Cooper from Sound and Music reveals how they did just that with their ‘multi-funder’ initiative. Carolyn Royston takes a look at what it takes for arts organisations to transform into digital-first organisations while Jane Showell explains how the people of Luton are being encouraged to volunteer online and become Museum Makers.
Elizabeth Freestone looks at the struggles and solutions to deal with the way that technology is changing Pentabus’ relationship their audiences and other arts organisations. Eva Striker from tagsmArt showcases a system for visitors to interact with the art that they encounter and Mark Foster takes a look at event cinema and the future of the arts in the digital space.
The Middle Pages host two of the CultureHive Digital Marketing Academy 1.0 Fellows who expose their experiments while Spotlight shines an international light on Laurie Kremer the AMA’s Marketing Coordinator and we go outdoors for just a minute with Lily Middleton from the Chelsea Physic Garden.
Any thoughts, comments or suggestions for JAM? Please email the Editor, Jacqueline Haxton at firstname.lastname@example.org