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How to convince trustees of the need to invest in digital skills development

1. The role of trustees In this resource, our expert, Michael Turnpenny, Head of Museums Development Yorkshire, explores the importance of your trustees in any change programme and considers approaches to convince them of the urgency of change. Trustees are important champions for your organisation and represent its mission and values externally, so having trustees … Read more

Persuading your stakeholders of the value of digital change

1. Planning for change When planning to implement any kind of significant change to the way an organisation runs, it is necessary to make sure you have people on board. This can be especially difficult when adopting digital change as it may challenge staff, trustees and volunteers to get behind a way of working which … Read more

Webinar: Where next for the cultural sector?

How can we build a fairer and more accessible future for our sector, building on all the changes that the pandemic has set in motion? This is a recording of a session from our conference Covid-19: Changing Culture? in November 2021. The conference shared emerging findings from our Covid-19 research project and discussed implications with … Read more

Anti Apathy: Engaging and exercising choice

What makes so many people in the UK dismissive about politics to the point where only about 50% intend to vote in the next election. Is it apathy or is it an issue of trust? This short paper introduces Anti Apathy, a cultural campaign designed to connect the politically drained and disengaged citizens with key … Read more

The impact of changing demographics on the arts

There is substantial evidence that significant demographic changes will have had a demonstrable impact on the arts by 2025. A growing, ageing, and better-educated population, with more non-traditional households and new ideas about community mean the arts will have to adapt to remain relevant. This report provides an overview of some research into this area.

19th Century artforms at the dawn of the 21st

Throughout the last century, the pinnacle of the performing arts was generally considered to be the big lyric forms which dominated the 19th: opera, ballet and orchestral music. But is it a given that these will continue to occupy the same position? Many question that premise, concerned that the large, permanent organisations which have been … Read more

Cultural diversity in a democratic society

This article examines the impact of cultural diversity on national cultural institutions. It considers whether, long used to defending a particular set of cultural values, they can transform themselves into defenders of democratic cultural participation.

The Art of Living

In a follow-up to The Art of Dying, this article surveys the challenges and opportunities facing funding practice across the whole cultural sector. In a thorough and stimulating survey of arts and cultural organisations and all four funding communities, this is the first synthesis of all the funding issues the sector faces.