Writer and researcher François Matarasso reports on the impact of a week-long pilot lab that offered six early career artists, aged over 50, time to explore how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop.
Research - a-n The Artists Information Company
Key findings from a-n’s second ‘Brexit survey’, one year after the Referendum vote to leave the EU.
Strategy document from a-n that puts advocacy for visual artists at the heart of its activities for the next five years.
The first of three reports that explore the potential civic role of publicly funded arts organisations, within the context of wide community and political divisions in 2017.
Based on a survey of 700 creative freelancers and 50 businesses, report sets out policy recommendations to improve the working lives of creative freelancers.
This Federation ‘blueprint’ presents policy recommendations and practical ideas for creating economic growth across the whole country.
Explores the various approaches, impacts and outcomes of art and engagement found across the CPP programme.
Short guide with case studies demonstrating the use of culture in placemaking by ten local authorities.
Evaluation of 2016 edition based on responses of the Biennial’s core audience, participating artists, staff, volunteers, and key stakeholders.
Unpacking the findings of Q-Art’s 2016 publication ‘Professional Practice: 20 Questions’, co-edited by Jo Allen and Sarah Rowles.
Latest headline estimates of adult (16+) engagement in culture for the year October 2015 to September 2016.
One page infographic for Museums and Galleries 2015-2016.
Analyses and calculates the social value created by Turner Contemporary during the gallery’s April 2015–March 2016 financial year.
Provides estimate of the contribution of DCMS sectors to the UK economy.
Fourth annual report from the DCMS, published in summer 2016.
Executive summary of investigation into the UK’s existing creative workspace provision and the challenges to sustainability the sector faces.
Following the UK referendum, in which the majority voted to leave the EU, a-n surveyed its members on the likely impact of Brexit.
DCMS official statistics providing economic estimates to measure employment in the Creative Industries and Creative Economy in the UK up to 2015.
Research produced as part of the year-long Co-producing legacy project, which explored how artists worked within the 2009 AHRC-led Connected Communities programme from the perspective of the artists involved.
Learning from the Paul Hamlyn funded ‘Our Museum’ programme.
Strong cultural statement of policy intention by the DCMS presented to Parliament as a White Paper in March 2016.
investigation into qualifications which support the creative and cultural industries, and recommendations for future development.
Consultancy research based on a sector survey with questions covering fundraising, partnership development and earned income.
Based on learning from the first eighteen months of the Paying Artists initiative, the paper provides a draft exhibition fee framework, with recommendations and guidance for implementing this.
Looks at who is participating in four of the sectors DCMS has responsibility for: Arts, Heritage, Museum and galleries and Libraries, including information by key demographics.