Research and evaluation practice

Research and evaluation practice

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

Resources

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We Gather Exhibition at the Crafts Council Gallery, 2021. Vessels sculpture by Francisca Onumah. Photo by Ben Deakin.
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How to … amplify diverse voices in research and evaluation

Two people walking together through Leeds University's Union building.
University of Leeds
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How to … conduct a walking interview

A top down view of a woman painting a brown and red pattern on a plate at a crafts table.
Crafts Council Living Labs (Photo by Gene Kavanagh)
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How to … approach anti-racist audience and community research

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University of Leeds. Photographer: Andy Lord
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How to … shape cultural policy through research

Group of 4 dancers on pavement next to railings by a river
Image: The Lowry
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How to … fail well

A crowd of people in an urban setting watch two actors perform. One is dressed as an astronaut and is holding the other on their shoulders. The second actor is reaching up to the sky.
Wakefield Council's Festival of the Moon. Photo Andrew Benge
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How to… write a learning case study

Photo of an actor standing on a platform in front of water. A projection of a person in the background.
Slung Low, Flood Part 4. Image: Malcolm Johnson
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Sharing learning: Reframing success and failure in artistic practice – Slung Low

Group dancing on a stage with rainbow-coloured material. Person in foreground holding material above their head.
Dance to Health Norwich. Photo: Becky Demmen
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How to… co-create an evaluation

Two people together looking at a set of contemporary paintings in an art gallery. The artworks are hung on white walls.
 
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Evaluation Principles

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Photo: Unsplash
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How to… find existing research