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This is a free online resource library for cultural professionals that brings the collective intelligence of the sector together in one place, by you, for you.


It’s run by the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) – a diverse team of people passionate about engaging the public in arts, heritage and culture. Sharing expertise through training and networking events, members work together to influence the sector.

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Editor Carol Jones.

If you share our passion for connecting arts and culture and the public, we’d love you to join us. Grow your impact and your network as part of the AMA.

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