How the launch of a new venue, The Box in Plymouth, paved the way for a meaningful, long-term relationship with their community.
Resources tagged with community engagement
1. Introduction It is important for any organisation to reflect and respond to the needs of its audiences. A common pitfall for many arts and heritage organisations is the assumption that just because we value what we do, then others will too. This is especially the case when thinking about finding new, perhaps younger, audiences … Read more
A second edition of a treasury of arts activities for older people. 52 activities, accessible and creative, for use with older people in any setting. Published by The Baring Foundation. Written by Liz Postlethwaite.
This research, by Arti Prashar and Elizabeth Lynch, looks across England to explore the experience of older artists, and offers insight into work led by South Asian artists and practitioners with their communities. Read this report if you want to know more about older South Asian artists who are working in England or better understand … Read more
The heritage sector is uniquely placed to use people-centred storytelling. People, their history, communities, identity, culture and oral history are at the heart of many heritage organisations. Unlike product or service-based industries, people visit, learn, maintain, and share the rich stories that have happened at your location. You can ensure people are at the heart … Read more
This report from Mark Robinson summarises central learning points from research commissioned around the Creative People and Places programme since 2012. It includes research papers, conference reports, provocations and evaluations of the programme and individual projects.
In the first of three behind the scenes blogs, Culture in Common consortium member Sara Lock answers the question people keep asking… Why is a physical activity charity leading a Creative People and Places programme?
This episode of the Reflecting Value podcast is hosted by Lewis Hetherington of National Theatre of Scotland who brings together six people who have been participants in creative work during the pandemic. Created in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland.
This episode of the podcast Reflecting Value is hosted by Anna Woolf from London Arts and Health who explores the impacts of the pandemic on practitioners and the people they work with. Created in partnership with London Arts and Health.
The second episode of Reflecting Value explores the power dynamics that underpin cultural participation and research.