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.
Resources tagged with inclusion
The 2021 update of Good Things Foundation‘s Digital Nation infographic gathers together the facts and stats about digital inclusion and exclusion in the UK. It uses new analysis of the latest Ofcom data by Prof. Simeon Yates alongside key sources such as Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index and Essential Digital Skills 2021, external research … Read more
Video: Increasing philanthropic support with an authentic approach to diversity, equality, access and inclusion (DEAI)
Donors are looking for transparency, accountability and tangible commitments to diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. Tarsha Whitaker Calloway, Vice President, Philanthropy, Tessitura Network chairs a lively online panel discussing examples of successful and authentic approaches.
Sina Bahram challenges us to use principles from universal and inclusive design to help us open up our buildings, content, programming, and experiences. Keynote address delivered at Tessitura Learning & Community Conference.
How can I support diversity and inclusion through my online content? A step-by-step guide to inclusivity
1. What is diversity and inclusion, and why should it be a priority for your heritage organisation? From its exploration of our collective pasts to its protection of our public spaces, the UK’s vibrant heritage sector ultimately exists to celebrate our stories as a nation. It is therefore vital that it reflects the diverse makeup … Read more
The Creative Majority report is the culmination of a collaborative research project, commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Creative Diversity. It addresses ‘What Works’ to support, encourage and improve equity, diversity and inclusion in the creative sector.
How a social return on investment analysis can help you to establish the case for improving digital access
1. Introduction Digital transformation typically involves the innovative application of a new or existing technology to improve or create a process, product, or experience. In the business world this increased digital access and engagement is primarily for increasing profits. However, in the case of a not-for-profit organisation, it is much more likely to be aligned … Read more
In this report experts and practitioners with personal and professional experience of this field explore the challenges and barriers to access to the arts for people with mental health problems from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Published by The Baring Foundation.
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
1. Why do you need to engage with underrepresented groups? ‘Hard-to-reach’ audiences and vulnerable groups describe sections of the community that are often considered difficult to involve in the heritage sector. They have historically been underrepresented in cultural participation and find it difficult to access traditional services. Interpretations of culture and heritage have tended to … Read more