Case studies


  • 20/06/17

    Rebalancing an unintentional tendency

    Kerry Harker explores the potential for partnership between small cultural organizations and HE to play a crucial role in supporting the arts ecology. Over the last few months I’ve been carrying out a research project funded by the Forum, thinking through…

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  • 16/06/17

    Looking at government policy for the Public Arts

    Framing Arts in Place. Friday 14th July 2017. Join us for the first of a number of conversations that will happen across the country, examining what a future national government policy for the public arts could look like.  We will…

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  • 08/06/17

    Studentship opportunity to study diversity in the cultural workforce

    Dr Susan Ashley from Northumbria University advocates for multicultural ethnically diverse cultural organisations. National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) PhD studentships  An open house for prospective students on 12 June 2017. New research into the cultural economy shows that while there is considerable…

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  • 26/05/17

    What next for artists?

    PhD researcher Susan Jones questions whether the positioning of the visual arts under the creative industries umbrella adversely affects artists’ prospects.  Over the last two decades, it’s been policy to integrate and progress development of the visual arts within the…

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