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Understanding Turning Point
Research Cultural policy

Understanding Turning Point

In this 2011 report Phyllida Shaw unwraps the ‘what’s what’ and ‘who’s who’ of Turning Point, a 10-year Arts Council England strategy for the visual arts.

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Size matters. Image taken from front cover of PDF.
Research Working practice

Size matters

Excellent paper that articulates the value of and challenges facing small visual arts organisations. Essential reading.

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Arts audiences: insight. Image taken from front cover of PDF.
Research Cultural value

Arts Audiences: insight

Widely adopted breakdown of arts audiences into thirteen different “segments” for marketing use by organisations and local authorities.

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A new landscape for Wales
Research Cultural policy

A new landscape for Wales

Short sector commentary on Arts Council Wales review of revenue-funded clients in December 2010. Included as an early effect of the 2008 “credit crunch” and the resulting “austerity” programme which resulted in significant changes to cultural policy and cuts to arts funding across the UK.

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Investing in Scotland's creative future
Research Cultural policy

New vision for Scotland

Short summary of Creative Scotland’s first business plan, highlighting key themes and principles. The plan sparked a mutiny by Scottish artists and the resignation of the Creative Scotland director in 2012, followed by a review of its plans and operations in 2013.

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ACE Wednesday
Research Cultural policy

ACE Wednesday

a-n’s analysis of ACE’s new National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for funding 2012-15.

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Alternative art schools
Research Working practice

Alternative art schools

A consideration of the background to alternative arts schools and their current relevance, citing historical ideology and using eight case studies.

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Business models in the visual arts. Image taken from front cover of PDF.
Research Working practice

Business models in the visual arts

Commissioned by Arts Council England and the Turning Point Network (as it was then) to assist visual arts organisations in reviewing and strengthening their own business model in a climate where public funding is not secure.

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Risky business (cropped report cover)
Research Creative Industries

Risky business

Demos publication that explores the two perspectives on the Creative Industries in 2011. While acknowledged as a strong economic growth sector, there is simultaneously a perception that business risks for creative industries are greater than those for other sectors.

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