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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "inclusion"

Cards for inclusion – a new way to play access

Cards for Inclusion is a card game created by Unlimited to help those in the arts sector explore how barriers can be removed and how we all can make whatever we offer more accessible to disabled people.

By UnlimitedPublished:2019 Type: guide-toolkit


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Behind the Scenes: Zara, Mind the Gap. Blog 1 – Julia Skelton

In the first of three blogs looking behind the scenes at Mind the Gap's latest production Zara, their Executive Director Julia Skelton opens up the process of creating a large-scale outdoor project that illuminates the stories and challenges faced by learning-disabled parents.

By Julia SkeltonPublished:2019 Type: blog


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How can your museum better welcome families and young people who are blind and partially sighted?

This guide by Kids in Museums offers simple ideas to help overcome the hurdles faced by those with visual impairment in visiting museums and cultural heritage sites.

By Kids in MuseumsPublished:2019 Type: guide-toolkit


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Autism-friendly Screenings: A guide for cinemas

The UK Cinema Association, supported by Dimensions and the BFI Film Audience Network, have produced this guide on how best to deliver and promote autism-friendly screenings at your cinemas. We hope you find it useful and it inspires you to consider putting on your own autism-friendly screenings. Whilst this guide predominantly focuses on autism – and screenings are therefore referred to as autism-friendly screenings (AFS) – we know many cinemas use the terms ‘relaxed’ or ‘sensory friendly’. Whatever the name used, such screenings can benefit anyone who finds standard screenings overwhelming. People with a broad range of cognitive conditions can …

Published:2019 Type: guide-toolkit


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Guided by Young Voices

In a new guide from Roundhouse we find out how to include young people on your board and in your decision making processes.

By RoundhousePublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Kids in Museums: Guide to Welcoming Families with a Wheelchair User

Kids in Museums believes museums are for everyone. But families with a wheelchair user find that some museums are much better than others at making them feel welcome and included in everything there is to see and do. Her is their Keep and Share Guide to making your venue more accessible.

By Kids in MuseumsPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

People United is a creative laboratory and arts charity. In this report they explore how the arts can inspire kindness, community and social change. The report brings together 10 years of research around our work to show that the arts can play a practical and imaginative role in building a kinder and more caring society.

By People UnitedPublished:2018 Type: research


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Debris Stevenson: my journey from hard-to-reach audience to arts leader

In this video from CultureHive Day, Debris Stevenson shares her own personal journey from being a hard-to-reach young person to running her own arts organisation. Discover 15 things she has learnt along the way.

Published:2017 Type: case-study


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Breaking down the barriers to the arts

To remain relevant to the communities they serve, arts organisations need to change – or they will die. This article examines a range of barriers to arts involvement, including marketing which might itself create barriers. It concludes that both organisational and social change are needed.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Understanding disabled people as audiences

A report looking at how cultural organisations can better understand disabled people as audiences, the barriers they may face and how they access the sector. This research-based report includes data on audience behaviour, as well as an analysis of the barriers that must be overcome, such as access, and how those involved in audience development should respond. It also deals with issues of social isolation and describes ways to proactively include these audiences.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Access for blind and partially sighted people at museums, galleries and heritage sites

A report based on research with blind people and cultural organisations to discover how museums, galleries and heritage organisations can best match the requirements of blind and partially-sighted visitors. The report, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, identifies the issues which most affect the experience of this audience and suggests ways in which potential barriers may be removed.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Museum volunteering evaluation programme

In Touch was an innovative Cultural Heritage volunteering programme delivered by Manchester Museum and Imperial War Museum North (IWM North) in partnership with Trafford College and Salford City College and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The model focused on personal and skills development for a specific group of socially-excluded people who are significantly under-represented in the museum volunteer workforce. The study examined who volunteered and why, the transformative achievements of the volunteers - including personal learning, confidence, social skills and employability. It also explored the legacies of the programme and impacts on the two museums.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Explore the background and policy guiding arts work with refugees, and case studies of good practice

This report of research into the circumstances, policy and issues surround arts for, by and with refugees in the UK gives background to the circumstances governing this work, the numbers of people involved and an idea of how the research was carried out. Alongside this are short case studies of projects with refugees from around the country. Artistic directors and arts marketers or audience development workers will find examples of good practice among the case studies.

Published:2013 Type: research


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CreativePeople Cultural Diversity and Disability Co-ordinators – an overview

Whilst the New Audiences Programme focuses on audiences, CreativePeople is about CPD at a national and cross-artform level, and the Cultural Diversity and Disability Co-orinators roles played a vital part in developing projects and supporting a network of coaches and mentors.  This report outlines some of the key evaluation findings surrounding that work.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Cultural diversity and audience development

Discover arguments for focusing on cultural diversity, examples of good practice and practical advice for marketing, management and audience development in this comprehensive guide.

By Alison Edbury, Rachel Harrison, Anne Torreggiani, Ivan Wadeson, Heather MaitlandPublished:2013 Type: article


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Recommended ways to work with Diaspora communities

In the cultural sector, working with international artists and culturally diverse communities has become second nature. This article outlines the value and contribution of Diaspora communities, obstacles for engagement - including stereotypes across all sectors, and how we can better understand these communities. You'll find a series of recommendations including implementing two-way communication, creating a balance between the contemporary and traditional, and revising perceptions.  

Published:2013 Type: article


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Promoting good health through the arts

This case study describes the 'Arts on Prescription goes for a Walk' programme - an innovative development of an already existing scheme. The project attracted ten adults suffering from a range of mental health issues who used natural materials found in a parkland to create temporary installations. You'll find a description of the project, alongside key evaluation findings.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Being here: the impact of culture on regeneration and social inclusion

This case study - held up as an example of good practice by the DCMS - shows how cultural activity can be used for regeneration and social inclusion. The 'being here' project was a four year programme of arts and cultural activities in Southend on Sea and was managed by Momentum Arts on behalf of the Borough Council and Arts Council England East. It was a multi-agency partnership project providing participatory arts activities for young people aged 11 – 25 who faced social exclusion.  

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Enabling diversity in Greater Manchester

This report provides an overview of learning points from the Enabling Diversity – Greater Manchester project. This initiative sought to develop and provide relevant and sustainable audience development activity with culturally diverse communities in Greater Manchester. The objectives included securing active involvement of member organisations, building market intelligence and delivering marketing activities to specifically targeted communities. 

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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How to develop a diverse audience base

This series of five case studies demonstrate different possible approaches for increasing the diversity of your audience. From the Balti Bus project at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, through to The Ramayana at Royal National Theatre London, each project approach is outlined and its effectiveness evaluated.  

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Creative youth consultation and participation toolkit

This practical toolkit represents a snapshot of the research and profile raising work undertaken by the English National Youth Arts Network. It demonstrates how the arts can be used as a tool to consult with young people; showcasing practical examples and case studies from the cultural sector. It also signposts other useful resources for youth consultation.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Enabling cultural diversity in Lancashire

This report provides an overview of the learning points from the Enabling Cultural Diversity – Lancashire project. This initiative sought to develop and pilot relevant audience development activity with culturally diverse communities in Blackburn, Preston and East Lancashire. The objectives included auditing the culturally diverse arts activity in the area, creating information resources such as lists and networks and undertaking collaborative marketing activity.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Approaches to inclusive development work: evaluation of a disability co-ordinator

This research report provides an evaluation of the work undertaken by a Creative People Disability Co-ordinator employed by Arts Council England. It evaluates the process of developing a series of six projects over the first year of a two year project. The work aimed to increase the ability of Creative People's networks to respond, and include disability organisations and disabled arts professionals. It identifies successful learning points and approaches to inclusive development work.

Published:2013 Type: research


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A report on young people’s involvement in the arts

This report details the outcomes of Mencap’s three consultations that took place between 2007 and 2009 aimed at discovering how people with a learning disability are engaged with the arts in England. They included young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities in the consultation and sought to cover as broad a geography and range of abilities as possible. Mencap wanted to know what type of arts activities they do, what type of arts activities they would like to do and what problems they have when doing arts activities.

Published:2013 Type: research


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An evaluation of Lakes Alive 2009, year one of a four-year programme of outdoor arts in Cumbria

A report and evaluation of audiences for Lakes Alive 2009, the inaugural year of Cumbria’s unique four year festival which aimed to put the county at the centre of outdoors arts nationally and to make a key contribution to the social legacy of the Cultural Olympiad. The report looks at the demographic of the estimated 75,000 people who took part in 2009 and the impacts of participation in street arts spectacles and events. The research methodology followed a traditional evaluation model, focusing on a face-to-face survey of audiences at Lakes Alive events, this laid the foundations for long term, in-depth and qualitative research …

Published:2013 Type: research


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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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Understand what community engagement is and why and how arts marketers should encourage it for their organisations

This presentation explores theories and models of community engagement, plotting the path from receivers of information to participation and empowerment for audiences. The session looked at the benefits of community engagement practice in cultural organisations and proposed the optimum conditions needed to make it work. The conclusions are drawn from the ‘Generate’ research project and give top pointers to how to implement community engagement well.

Published:2013 Type: research


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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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The Green Guide

Understanding and marketing to rural audiences for large- and middle-scale venues.

Published:2012 Type: guide-toolkit


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