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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "visual art"

Creative Black Country: art in unusual locations

Ecorys shares Creative Black Country's experience of building non-arts partnerships with landlords and the Midland Pub Association. Discover what they learned through their successful artistic programme across seven Desi pubs.

By Ecorys UKPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Generation Tour: engaging families in contemporary art

Elaine Lees and Sallyanne Flemons share insight into what families want from contemporary visual art. Explore the results of Generation Tour, which aimed to attract family audiences to four contemporary art galleries in the north of England.

By Elaine Lees, Sallyanne FlemonsPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Future cultural spaces – online platforms for culture

Discover the Google Cultural Institute, and how cultural organisations are partnering with Google to create online exhibitions. This transcript of a keynote presentation also looks at what online exhibitions could mean for audiences and arts organisations in the future.

Published:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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Experiencing the arts through touch

In partnership with Vision Australia and Sculpture by the Sea, The Art Gallery of Western Australia held tactile tours at the 2009 Sculpture by the Sea exhibition at Cottesloe Beach for people with visual impairments. This case study outlines the key planning stages, implementation and key learnings of the award winning touch tour and is from ‘Open Arts: Reflections on the Disability and the Arts Inclusion Initiative in Western Australia’ (a partnership between the Department of Culture and the Arts and the Arts and Disability Services Commission).

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Rural regeneration through the visual arts

The Lancashire Witches 400 project explored the heritage of the Lancashire Witches and the 400th anniversary of their trial and execution, alongside the enduring theme of persecution today. A diverse, creative programme initiated by Green Close Studios, involved hundreds of people participating in free workshops, talks and exhibitions featuring work from schools and the local community. There have been original creative responses from a range of artists including Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, and a new walking trail has been established across Lancashire featuring work by Sue Flowers, sculptor Stephen Raw and members of the local community.  

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Developing audiences for contemporary art in the Inner and Outer Hebrides

Atlas Arts develops audiences for contemporary art in the Inner and Outer Hebrides with a team of just two people.  Working without a venue, the artists Atlas Arts commission work in different ways but all of them make connections with the contemporary world around them, tapping into the unique qualities of the local, rural area.  This case study includes three examples of how Atlas Arts uses projects to connect with local community issues and supports cultural tourism; working locally to raise the area's profile nationally and internationally.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Harnessing the power of ambassadors

Katie Booth, Events and Tourism Marketing Manager at Tate and Mark Miller, Convenor of Young People’s Programmes, Tate talked to AMA conference 2013 delegates about ambassadors and about the work that they do with the Tate Collective and about the successful Hyperlink festival.

By Katie Booth, Mark MillerPublished:2014 Type: article


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Tackling graffiti through art related engagement

This social marketing case study has been shared by the National Social Marketing Centre.  In 2007 Brent Council’s Graffiti Partnership Board (a multi-agency partnership) successfully led diversionary activities and implemented a stronger investigation and enforcement strategy to tackle graffiti in the area.  The approach was developed after extensive research and engagement with young people, graffiti offenders and victims.  A vast amount of art related engagement took place with young people and urban art workshops were particularly successful.  This case study outlines all activities and the key lessons learnt.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Art lending through libraries

Art To Go is an art lending programme in place at an Iowa City Public Library (ICPL) since 1965. It's a great example of one of the many unconventional ways libraries can enrich the lives of the communities they serve. The collection, which has about 400 items, is available to any patron with an ICPL library card, and two items can be borrowed for two months at a time with no charge.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Gaining loyal visitors at BALTIC

Contemporary visual art is often ‘hard’ – it is not always pretty or easy to understand. For a contemporary art gallery to rely purely on the ‘face value’ impact of a piece to engage visitors and secure their return would be foolhardy

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Large-scale public arts project evaluation – RedBall UK

An evaluation and case study of a large-scale, mutlidimensional arts tour and education project. Torbay Council brought an award-winning, interventionist work of public art, RedBall UK, to the streets, enriching cultural tourists' experiences and allowing visitors to see familiar places in a new light.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Defining the market for original contemporary visual art

The Taste Buds study explores the extent to which individuals in England buy or have the inclination to buy contemporary art for their homes through three questions: How to enhance and increase sales of innovative contemporary art and private commissions through diverse distribution points; How to help artists to become more entrepreneurial in their engagement with the marketplace; How to expand the audience for contemporary work. A series of recommendations propose how to help more artists to sell more work, help more people buy contemporary art, develop the supply side, build the collector base, and attract more cash into the sector.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Access to contemporary visual art

Free access to museums hugely increased visitor figures but there are still correlations between socio-economic status and the likelihood of attendance at arts and cultural events and while numbers of visitors increased, their profile remained relatively static. This paper argues that school education ignores visual literacy and points out that the government's description of creative industries omits painting, sculpture or other forms of individual visual creation. It discusses new ways of measuring impact of visual art that concentrate on the individual rather than group response and discusses public value of art.

Published:2013 Type: article


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