Resources tagged with community engagement



Lockdown Learning: #5 Risk, failure, learning and resilience

Creative People and Places in Lockdown: responses and learning is a short series of  five case studies that explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CPP projects and how they responded. Each of the five case studies explores a different theme. In the fifth case study Kathryn Welch reflects on some of the themes … Read more

Sharing learning: Back to Ours – Back to Bransholme

In this learning case study Louise Yates from Back to Ours shares her experience of delivering a large-scale production for the community, by the community. She explains how dialogue, engagement and listening to local audiences became key.

Nina Simon: Reimagining relevance

Nina Simon, author of The Art of Relevance and founder of global charity OF/BY/FOR ALL, shares her perspective on new tools being offered to help build more inclusive and relevant organisations as part of Arts Council of England’s strategy for 2020-2030, Let’s Create.

Engaging disadvantaged communities outside your catchment area

Between 2017-2020 Emergency Exit Arts (EEA)worked with partners to conceive and deliver an ambitious arts and heritage project to mark the end of the First World War. This project report shows how the project, Paper Peace, engaged communities far from EEA’s south-east London base overcoming many challenges to engage disadvantaged communities.

Creating museum exhibitions to provoke meaningful behavioural change

Culture has always played a role in subversion, empowering activism and holding power to account. If museums want to be ‘of’ the communities they exist in, then they of course need to advocate for them. Morris Hargreaves McIntyre have identified six principles for museums to follow if they wish to incite meaningful social action in … Read more

Podcast: Nina Simon – building more inclusive community organisations

Hannah Mason, Head of Social Entrepreneur Support, Creative United talks to Nina Simon, the founder of OF/BY/FOR ALL,  a movement to build more inclusive cultural organisations. One of a series of AMAculturehive podcasts commissioned for The Learning Lounge, AMA Arts Marketing Festival 2020.