Culture Change Guide: toolkit: developing diverse talent, workforce and leadership
The Culture Change Guide is a toolkit from Arts Council England that's been guided by best practice recruitment principals and explores how you can think about developing a diverse workforce and leadership. It contains case studies and best practice examples from the arts and culture sector and beyond, with guidance on how to recruit and support diverse talent in an organisation, and how to capture and use diversity data.
Useful portal for finding local arts practitioners, organisations or venues for cross-cultural collaboration.
Getting Started with Commissioning: a toolkit for arts and culture organisations in the South East
Creative Future shares advice for adapting to the shift from traditional grants to tendering and commissioning.
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.
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
Cultural Learning Alliance
The Cultural Learning Alliance is a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture
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”.
Materials from South of England Museums and Mentoring Conference 25 February 2016
Materials from the conference, organised by the South West Museum Development Programme, the South East Museum Development Programme, and the HLF Catalyst Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy Programme at Salisbury Arts Centre on 25 February 2016.
International Tourism Toolkit
In 2015 the British Council published an International Tourism Toolkit for UK museums. This toolkit is the result of a project aimed at increasing the sustainability of non-national museums outside central London by raising awareness of the potential for attracting tourists from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC countries).
The project was funded by the Arts Council England Museum Resilience Fund and managed by the British Council. The information in the toolkit was gathered by the partners in the project: Birmingham Museums Trust, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Culture Coventry, Freud Museum, Horniman Museum, Manchester Museum, People’s History Museum, and SS Great Britain.
Cultural Education Profile tool from Arts Council England
The Cultural Education Profile tool on the Arts Council England website is designed to provide organisations with easy access to a wide variety of data that will support thinking about local investment in culture and education for children and young people aged 0-19.
Materials from Funding from the Crowd: Battersea Arts Centre Fire to The Burial of Richard III
Materials from 'Funding from the Crowd: Battersea Arts Centre Fire to The Burial of Richard III' Thursday 28 May 2015 at Winchester Discovery Centre. This event was provided by The National Funding Scheme in partnership with Catalyst: Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy and the South East Museum Development Programme. Participants from cultural organisations across the South of England found out more about how their organisation can raise valuable funds though DONATE, the mobile giving platform set up specifically to support arts, heritage and cultural organisations.
Belfast City Council Tourism, Culture and Arts Unit: Marketing and Audience Development Toolkit for Arts and Heritage Organisations
Belfast City Council Tourism, Culture and Arts Unit: Marketing and Audience Development Toolkit for Arts and Heritage Organisations. One of the resources collated and shared by the Hampshire Solent 'Audience Development' Peer Development Group.
Catalyst: Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy Resources
Fundraising resources generated by the Catalyst: Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Includes training event materials, links and tools. Topics include: communicating with donors; developing a case for support; fundraising strategies; donor segmentation.
Delivering Culture and Sport More Efficiently
Guidance from the Local Government Association about new ways of delivering culture and sport services. Includes guides on externalising services, social enterprise, devolved governance for museums, libraries and archives and transfer of local authority heritage assets.
Culture Segments is a sector-specific segmentation system for culture and heritage organisations. Its objective is to provide the sector with a shared language for understanding the audience, with a view to targeting them more accurately, engaging them more deeply, and building lasting relationships. This guide introduces the Culture Segments system, and explains each segment’s motivations and habits, allowing you to begin applying it in your own marketing work. By Morris Hargreaves McIntyre via CultureHive.
Materials from South of England Museums and Mentoring Conference 26 February 2015
Materials from the conference, organised by the South West Museum Development Programme, the South East Museum Development Programme the HLF Catalyst Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy Programme and the Museums Association at Salisbury Museum on 26 February 2015.