Prove your Point Training Resources
This workshop focussed on collecting evidence about users and their experience to meet the Accreditation standard and to make successful funding bids.
Useful portal for finding local arts practitioners, organisations or venues for cross-cultural collaboration.
Partnership Working in the Arts and Humanities: A Guide to Good Practice
This good practice guide is for use by both arts and humanities researchers and potential user communities (for example businesses, social enterprises, policy organisations) who wish to embark on or are already working in a partnership project.
The Art of Partnering
The Art of Partnering is the final report of a Cultural Enquiry conducted by King's College London in collaboration with the BBC, which explored the role partnership plays in enabling publicly funded cultural institutions to enhance the quality and diversity of their work across the UK. The report was published on 13 October 2015.
Materials from The Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event 25 October 2016
Materials from the Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event held at Winchester Discovery Centre on 25 October 2016.
Inspiring Impact is a UK-wide collaborative programme, working with the charity sector to help organisations know what to measure and how to measure.
Five Ways to Wellbeing
This document, produced by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) on behalf of Foresight, sets out 5 actions to improve personal wellbeing: connect; be active; take notice; keep learning; give.
Creative & Credible: How to evaluate arts and health projects
Creative & Credible supports arts and health organisations and practitioners to: engage with evaluation creatively; improve your practice; make well-informed spending decisions; strengthen the evidence base around the benefits and impacts of arts and health projects. Creative & Credible was created by Willis Newson and The University of the West of England, with funding from ESRC.
Connecting with Culture
Connectingwithculture.com has been created by Artswork as a simple way for schools and children & young people’s organisations to connect with arts and culture. Connectingwithculture.com is for anyone who works with children & young people. Whether that be as a teacher, youth worker, youth justice team, lecturer, youth or education service this is the place for you to search, connect with and review arts & cultural organisations across the South East. If you are are a museum or an arts organisation you can register your organisation for free.
Using museums to engage young people in art and design activities: toolkit for youth and community project workers from V & A Design for Life
This toolkit contains information, well-tested strategies and activities that you can use with young people in museums. The contents will help you arrange a visit to a museum or gallery and use it as a starting point for art and design activities. The ideas and strategies are derived from the experience of a three-year national project, Design for Life, led by the Victoria and Albert Museum.
12 Tips to Help you with Networking
Networking is an important part of building successful partnerships with other museums, cultural organisation or business. Here are a few basic tips to help you prepare for your next networking opportunity.
The Creative Museum - Analysis of selected best practices from Europe
The Creative Museum project is a three-year international project about opening museums to meet people, to speak with each other and become inspired by the collections in an innovative way. The case studies included in this best practice guide have been collected by partners in the project to provide a snapshot of activity across Europe, from the partner countries - Croatia, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK.
Arts Business Models case study: Graeae Theatre Company
Museums can learn from arts organisation Graeae Theatre Company through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case study: Lighthouse, Brighton
Museums can learn from arts organisation Lighthouse through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case study: Multistory
Museums can learn from arts organisation Multistory through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case study: Tobacco Factory
Museums can learn from arts organisation Tobacco Factory Theatres through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case studies: combined pack
Museums can learn from successful arts organisation through these case studies written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case study: Aspex
Museums can learn from arts organisation Aspex through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Arts Business Models case study: Battersea Arts Centre
Museums can learn from arts organisation Battersea Arts Centre through this case study written in 2016 by arts business experts Alchemy Research & Consultancy as part of the Hampshire Solent 'Arts Business Models' project.
Touring Exhibition Group - Economics of Touring Exhibitions Resources
Results of a two-year research and training programme, titled Economics of Touring Exhibitions: Models for Practice, exploring the economics of touring exhibitions in the UK today
Share Academy has been researching, supporting and promoting partnership working between the Higher Education and Museums since 2012 with the support of Arts Council England. Share Academy reports, advice and guidance on museum and Higher Education collaborations can be downloaded at the Share Academy website.
Creative Communities Project Resources
The Connected Communities Projects have produced a wide variety of resources from reports to films. Many of these resources are available through the links on this page. Individual project websites are also a great place to look for resources and further information - you can access them through the Creative Communities Project Pages.
Beyond the Creative Campus: Reflections on the evolving relationship
This booklet summarises and critically reflects on discussions and ideas emerging from a two year research network project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) entitled “Beyond the Campus: Connecting Knowledge and Creative Practice Communities Across Higher Education and the Creative Economy”.
Connected Communities Heritage Network (CCHN)
Connected Communities Heritage Network (CCHN) is funded by the AHRC to provide a forum and support for both academics and community partners working on Connected Communities Heritage Projects. The network's website aims to help bring together information, news and contact details for anyone involved in heritage work to access.
Materials from Young Roots Briefing
Presentations from the 'HLF Young Roots Briefing' on Thursday 17 Spetember 2015 at Quay Arts in Newport, Isle of Wight.
Materials from Funding for Young People focused projects briefing
Presentations from the 'Funding for Young People focused projects briefing event on Wednesday 1st July at Dover Museum, given by Heritage Lottery Fund and Artswork to help organisations understand the options available for apply for a project grant.
Partnerships for Learning: A Guide to Evaluating Arts Education Projects
Partnerships for Learning: A Guide to Evaluating Arts Education Projects. Developed by Felicity Wolf and published by Arts Council England. One of the resources collated and shared by the Hampshire Solent 'Audience Development' Peer Development Group.
Materials from The Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event 26 November 2014
Materials from the the Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event held at Winchester Discovery Centre on 26 November 2014.
Materials from The Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event 21 October 2015
Materials from the Hampshire Big Theme cross-cultural networking event held at Winchester Discovery Centre on 21 October 2015.
Materials from Museum2Museum: 'New Visions for Museums & Public Health'
Materials from the Kent & Medway Museum2Museum session, 'New Visions for Health & Well-Being' held on Tuesday 30th September, 2014 at The Beaney in Canterbury.
Supporting Discover and Bronze Arts Award in Museums
Two leaflets produced in Cornwall to support Discover and Bronze Arts Award in museums. Please note that they need to be printed and folded to make sense!
Arts Award & Museums - a Case Study
In 2013/14 a group of museums in Cornwall delivered a 12 month programme designed to increase museums’ understanding of and engagement with Arts Award (supported by Arts Council Strategic Support Funds). This paper provides an outline of what they did.
Materials from Museum2Museum: Why Work With Artists? Why Work With Museums? Handouts
Handouts and documents shared by Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery from the session held on Monday 17th February 2014.
Arts Award Guide 2013
A guide to the Arts Award scheme which is managed by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England working with 10 regional Bridge organisations.
Kent & Medway First World War Centenary Update event - materials
Materials and presentations from Kent & Medway's Museum Development Programme's First World War Centenary Update event, held at the Royal Engineers Museum on Monday 4th November 2013.
Working with Diverse Audiences - Engage
Pack designed for museum educators exploring how to work with diverse audiences
MLA Self-Assessment Checklist: Cultural Diversity
Self-assessment tool to help museums, libraries and archives to develop an understanding of their current practice and to encourage positive developments in relation to cultural diversity.
MLA Access for All Toolkit
Self-assessment toolkit designed to enable organisations to develop effective strategies for examining current performance, identify areas for improvement and develop more accessible and inclusive policies and practices.
Creative Europe Desk UK
Creative Europe Desk UK promotes awareness and understanding of Creative Europe, the European Union's programme to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors. From 2014-2020, €1.46 billion is available to support European projects with the potential to travel, reach new audiences and encourage skill sharing and development.
Dance & Museums Working Together Symposium Report
Report from a symposium held by the Horniman and Trinity Laban in November 2014, funded by Arts Council England. Report authored by Emma McFarland of eMc arts.
Arts Commissioning Toolkit
Arts and commissioning toolkit produced by Royal Opera House Bridge, Artswork and Kent County Council.