Resources tagged with community engagement

Podcast: How heritage can give communities a new voice

Dr Dominique Bouchard, Head of Learning and Interpretation at English Heritage shares insights from her fifteen years of experience leading public programming and exhibitions, and explores ideas of how museums and heritage can help communities tell their own stories.

Using segmentation methods to understand your audience

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

Visionaries: A South Asian arts and ageing counter narrative

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

How do we ensure that people are at the heart of the stories we tell?

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

10 Years of Learning from Creative People and Places

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.

Reflecting Value S2 Ep5: Physically distanced, socially connected

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.  

Reflecting Value S2 Ep4: Learning through crisis

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.