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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "artists"

How I Cope – Jonathan Stone

How I Cope  is an on-going blog series where colleagues from across the sector – and at different stages of their career – share their experiences of self-care and wellbeing.        Mental health and balancing work and life is increasingly recognised as essential to our happiness and ability to make the most of our talents. By encouraging greater awareness and exchanging tips and helpful advice,  How I Cope aims to create a space for us to support each other, and the health of our sector in general.       Jonathan Stone is an artist / performer / musician    How I Cope A few years ago, I began to fall over. I …

Published:2019 Type: blog


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Artist@Work – Creating demand from the arts through working with local business

Learn how Creative Scene created demand from the arts by working with local businesses in North Kirklees.

By Creative ScenePublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Transported: arts engagement in rural Lincolnshire

Transported is a Creative People and Places project funded by Arts Council England. This document describes the projects that Transported is currently working on to help raise levels of arts engagement in rural Lincolnshire.

Published:2015 Type: case-study


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Transported Empty Shops Report

Transported is a strategic, community-focused programme that aims to get more people in Boston Borough and South Holland enjoying and participating in arts activities. This report on Transported's Empty Shops project explains how empty shops were utilised as pop up arts spaces in August 2013.

Published:2015 Type: case-study


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New Flow – a better future for artists, citizens and the state

This accessible and stimulating work argues that artists have an important contribution to make to our society and economy, but it is not being fully realised. It examines how we can reshape the sector in order to release artists’ potential to the full, and achieve the most profound and far-reaching impact possible.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Developing older people's digital literacy through creative engagement

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre based in Liverpool. Can you hear me? I can see you! was FACT’s year-long programme working with residents of Sheltered Housing across Liverpool, Wigan and Warrington. Supported by the Baring Foundation, the programme set out to build the digital literacy of the older people aged 55 to 95  through creative engagement with artists and resulted in an exhibition of prototype communication devices that were developed with the residents.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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A holistic approach to developing new and diverse audiences

Kerry Michael explores Theatre Royal, Stratford East's holistic approach to audience development in this report from the AMA conference 2005.

By Kerry MichaelPublished:2013 Type: article


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Arts Engagement with older people and families

Twelve case studies of arts engagement projects working with older people and families in London. The case studies share the learning from Audiences London's Family Advocates Programme, BAC's work with non-professional older artists, a skills exchange with Building Exploratory, an architecture centre and Cubitt, a gallery and studios regarding work with older audiences, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Tate Britain's project working with children to explore artwork through classical music among others.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Our Creative Talent – the voluntary and amateur arts in England

An in-depth study of voluntary and amateur arts groups and informal adult learning in the arts in England. Commissioned by DCMS and Arts Council England to improve the knowledge base on the voluntary and amateur arts sector in England, it is the first of its kind on a national scale and represents the first step towards developing a comprehensive understanding of a very complex sector.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Creating life-long relationships with museum visitors

An insight into how The Natural History Museum aims to create life-long relationships with its visitors which rely on them being connected with all aspects of the Museum's work.  For an organisation that has 40 different logos and a complex structure, this is no easy task, and this case study shows you how it can be achieved, and how the 'magic' happens.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Understand the potential of open studio events and how to invest in them

This publication demonstrates the value of open studios; for artists, but also for local arts, economic and social development strategies. It introduced key findings and insights from research, offered a range of successful case studies and provided a listing of events from around England. The aim is to help event organisers and their supporters to better understand the potential of open studios and to make the case for investment in these and other, similar types of artist-led festivals and events.

Published:2013 Type: research


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New methods of working and engagement

This seminar asked how should a contemporary arts organisation work with audiences, artists and curators in this early part of the 21st Century at a time when the boundaries between consumer and producer are becoming increasingly blurred, in a world of infinite communication possibilities, where people are increasingly collaborating to create and innovate, where many artists are working with the grain of these changes, where new business models are developing with these approaches and embedded within them?

Published:2013 Type: article


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Explore case studies of how the arts and artists have contributed to regeneration and vibrant communities

In these case studies ACE identifies a range of artistic practice from across the country and looks at the role and impact of creativity within regeneration. The projects vary in scale and endeavour, but each identifies the very particular way that artists can influence and respond to regeneration. Each illustrates some of the ways art and artists are able to introduce enquiry, delight and responsiveness to initiatives that can sometimes threaten to overwhelm the very communities that they are intended to reach.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Using digital media to develop artistic content and public engagement

This document looks at how new technology and social media can be used in the development, production and marketing of the arts. How can digital media help innovation in artistic content and audience or visitor engagement? We see how online strategies are changing and how the use of Flickr, YouTube, Facebook, etc. enable us to engage with communities and considers how digital media might help us to innovate with regard to both artistic content and audience or visitor engagement.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Artistic engagement and citizenship

This article discusses how we can use the arts to meet the challenges of today’s society and, in so doing, set the agenda for a debate that encompasses the arts, education, and politics, using the way that children engage with art as it's starting point. It argues that our challenge is to extend creative engagement beyond childhood saying that not only can artistic production be an effective medium of citizenship, but our creative output, past and present, also represents a common resource from which we, as citizens, can draw. It poses the question; might it not be that artistic engagement has significant potential and value as a more …

Published:2013 Type: article


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How marketing insight can influence creative strategy

What do you get when 12 leading arts innovators get together in a room to discuss audience engagement with artistic excellence?  Answer: a thought provoking, insightful and creative view of modern programming, marketing and communication practices in the arts, where value, quality and excellence take centre stage.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How to innovate when building bridges between artists and the public

Whilst it may be daunting to try to make the most of digital technology and innovation, there are some sure fire ways to increase your impact and engagement with new audiences.  Ideas around working collaboratively, taking risks and making the best use of the tools available are given, along with building your confidence to experiment and have fun.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Delivering artistic excellence to capitvate and engage.

A strategic review highlighted the real possibility of major cuts in public funding for the arts leading up to and post the Olympic Games of 2012.  This realisation led to new targets around increasing attendances for existing product, as well as the need to identify new business opportunities.  Learn how The Cornerhouse managed to maintain its standing with existing audiences whilst at the same time learning to engage with people in different ways.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How to be friends with your audience and your artistic director

An essential guide to learning how to speak fluent 'Artistic Director', enabling you to build a positive working relationship with the person who programmes your venue.  Respecting each others skills and experience, putting art and audiences on an equal footing, using the audience to influence programming policy and allowing real and authentic CRM practices to be developed are all discussed.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How to get your audiences and visitors to take greater risks

We're in danger of not listening to our audiences enough, and under-estimating what they want from our organisations.  This guide brings to the fore some of the issues around WHY we should encourage our audiences down different paths, exploding some of the myths around the dumbing down of artistic content.  See where the synergy exists between audiences and artists who want to take risks, and learn how to take your audiences and visitors on a journey to discovering new experiences.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How cultural regeneration is vital for placemaking

Explore how cultural regeneration can transform small centres in this article by Suzanne Dimmock.

By Suzanne DimmockPublished:2013 Type: case-study


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A guide to using empty shop units for alternative exhibition spaces

This guide walks you through utilising empty shop units in Poole as alternative exhibition spaces. It provides a complete toolkit on everything you need to know from finding a space for your project, insurance and marketing through to documentation, evaluation and monitoring.

By Marianne ScahillPublished:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How local authority arts officers can help their sector become part of the creative industries and still deliver good art

A bracing keynote speech from an artist involved in public art, the founder of Red or Dead. It focuses particularly on the quality of ne build housing and how the inclusion of artists at the heart of the planning process might improve the built environment in creative ways.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Learn how Brindley Arts Centre used artists working in the community to develop an engaging exhibition programme

This case study from Inspired Responses talks through how a newly-opened arts centre addressed the needs of local schools in its arts programming by working with local artists on a community engagement programme. It covers how to work with schools and teachers to find space in the curriculum for art (at mainstream as well as special schools), and how to make the project cost-effective for all involved. It covers the importance of treating the work created as professional, but also reveals what didn’t work.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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How to manage multiple priorities

How can you manage a mix of priorities while still meeting the targets and expectations of artists, funders and line managers? How should you decide on your top priorities? This article describes how to manage your time effectively in order to achieve a balanced working pattern while still meeting all your objectives and deadlines.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Art and audiences – a changing relationship

Based around a case study of Theatre Passe Muraille, Canada's oldest new work theatre, this explores what 'audience engagement' really is - should cultural organisations challenge themselves to reconsider the relationship they want with their communities? It considers how an organisation can engage a diverse community of people with its artistic work.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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How participation is shaping the arts

The impact and implications of co-creation - how it is affecting the development of audiences, artists, performers and writers. Three case studies on participatory productions help to explore the theme.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Social marketing revolution

A summary of Mark Earl's keynote presentation at the AMA conference 2010 on the social marketing revolution.

Published:2012 Type: guide-toolkit


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