Describes proceedings of three conferences in July 2003, discussing artists’ studios and workspaces.
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Presents brief explanations of different economic data cited for the creative industries.
Provides timely overview of an under-served area, written by the same research team who reported on the impact of Creative Partnerships on pupils’ well-being.
A collaborative investigation into engagement and participation in 12 museums and galleries in the UK, from 2011.
Demos publication that explores the two perspectives on the Creative Industries in 2011. While acknowledge as a strong economic growth sector, there is a simultaneously a perception that business risks for creative industries are greater than those for other sectors.
Joint Demos and CASE (Culture and Sport Evidence Programme) fellowship essay examining evidence in relation to public participation in culture and sport. Addresses the question: why should the state get involved in culture, and if it should, how?
In a series of essays, Born Creative brings together the experiences of creative practices in early years education. Intended to show the importance of cultures, environments and networks in the enrichment of early years learning.
Impacts 08 was a joint research initiative of the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, which from 2005-2010 evaluated the social, cultural, economic and environmental effects of Liverpool’s hosting the European Capital of Culture title in 2008.
Published in 2009 by the DCMS, this is the companion document to the “A Passion for Excellence” Strategy. It reviews the impact of the strategy one year on.
Draft learning framework for artists who work with looked after children, covering principles and values, workforce knowledge and skills, quality indicators, training and networking, quality improvement of work and accreditation.
Collection of essays by well-known arts leaders and thinkers on what it means for cultural policy if we are to lead “an expressive life.”
Published by the Local Government Association in 2008, this is an official strategy document commissioned by the DCMS under the New Labour administration. It encourages local government working with local partners to improve quality of life, and improve delivery of cultural and sport services to local people.
Maps opportunities and barriers facing the African, Caribbean and Asian visual arts sector.
New Labour consultation paper which challenged cultural professionals and educationalists to provide a new and coherent direction for creative learning, and for encouraging creativity through culture.
John Holden, writing in 2008, asks what ‘cultural democracy’ might look like, if we had it, and begins by addressing what ‘culture’ means today.
Case studies, practical information and advice aimed at inspiring contemporary arts activity and different approaches for working with artists.
Overview of research on creative industries in rural areas of the East Midlands published in 2008. Draws together the data studies at district level and a series of case studies, with wider information from other research initiatives to provide analysis of key issues for rural policy making.
DCMS commissioned review of the system of public sector funding for the arts and how it can encourage excellence, risk-taking and innovation. Examines how artistic excellence can encourage wider and deeper engagement with the arts by audiences.
Study to collect and analyse information on consumption, behaviour and public attitudes towards the arts in Northern Ireland in 2007.
Burns Owens Partnership was commissioned to map the creative industries across the City of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and North Somerset. Published 2007.
Region-wide appraisal document detailing grass-roots work in the East Midlands’ region in 2007. Makes recommendations for the development of a rural and community touring/ exhibition Network.
Outlines Museum, Libraries and Archive Council proposals for five projects which contributed to the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Summary of the independent evaluation by the University of Leicester of the DCMS/ DCSF funded national and regional museums partnership programme of education work in 2006-07.
2007 Demos report that explores the relationship between publicly-funded culture and the creative industries.
Part of the evidence base for the New Labour Creative Economy Programme, commissioned from The Work Foundation by DCMS in 2007.