Summary of an evaluation study that was commissioned by North by NorthWest, a consortium of twelve publicly funded visual arts organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria.
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Turning Point was a visual arts strategy launched by ACE in 2006. A complicated programme, a-n commissioned this briefing paper to provide clarity for visual arts practitioners and organisers.
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.
Economic impact assessment of the arts in Liverpool, focusing on the organisations that made up the Liverpool Arts Regeneration Consortium.
One of four Creative Partnerships evaluation reports undertaken by NFER.
Report illustrating synergies between the arts and the creative economy and discussing suggestions for ACE’s strategic approach.
Part of a Culture 2020 project intended to assist arts organisations to engage with donors. Updated findings April 2010 – June 2011 by consultancy Arts Quarter.
Excellent paper that articulates the value of and challenges facing small visual arts organisations. Essential reading.
Case study paper discussing the likely impact on the visual arts of Arts Council England’s decisions to remove funding from fifteen visual arts organisations unsuccessful in their NPO application.
Eight arts and cultural organisation in Liverpool surveyed audiences and visitors about the impacts of their experiences over the 2009 – 2010 season.
Widely adopted breakdown of arts audiences into thirteen different “segments” for marketing use by organisations and local authorities.
Exploring the effect of the economic recession on the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities.
Builds on the case for diversity as culturally productive for artists, audiences and communities, and positions diversity as a way to increase the adaptive resilience of organisations, making them less vulnerable to unexpected change.
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.
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.
a-n’s analysis of ACE’s new National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for funding 2012-15.
A consideration of the background to alternative arts schools and their current relevance, citing historical ideology and using eight case studies.
Short but articulate response by Hilary Gresty of he Visual Arts and Galleries Association submission to the Commons Select Committee, regarding the proposal to exclude art and design from the Ebac.
Evaluation to assess impact of the programme in ten pathfinder areas between 2008 and 2011.
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.
Paper responding to the Shadow Culture Department’s request for contributions to a scoping of a creative industries policy review.
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 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.
A joint Local Authority, Arts Council and Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) project focused on enhancing the town of Peterborough, through a variety of interventions aimed at stimulating citizen power, attachment to place and innovation amongst residents in Peterborough.
Formal research report to DCMS recommending using Treasury accepted economic tools as basis for measuring cultural value.