Materials from Impact workshop, 8 March 2018

Date updated:  30/04/2019

This day was an opportunity for LAINet members and museum staff to discuss and explore evaluation techniques and the quality standards set by the Arts…

Heritage Counts 2017: Heritage and Society

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The report Heritage and Society 2017 is produced each year by Historic England on behalf of…

Age of Creativity

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Age of Creativity is a national platform for everyone who believes that creativity can support older people to enjoy better health, wellbeing, and quality of…

Working Towards an Audience Development Plan

Date updated:  04/03/2021

Presentation from 'Working Towards an Audience Development Plan' workshop delivered by Nicky Boyd in January 2015 as part of the activities of the Hampshire Solent…

Arts Council England Family Friendly Toolkit

Date updated:  30/04/2019

This toolkit is designed to support arts organisations wishing to make a commitment to families, making it easier for families to take part in the…

Arts Derby Audience Development Toolkit

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Arts Derby Audience Development Toolkit. Author: Louise Cogman. One of the resources collated and shared by the Hampshire Solent 'Audience Development' Peer Development Group. Download…

Toolkit: How to Conduct a Focus Group

Date updated:  26/04/2019

This toolkit has been provided to assist people in conducting focus groups. It was developed for a particular research project at Rowan University in the…

Audience Research Unit at the Australian Museum

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Loads of useful guidance and tools developed by the Audience Research Unit at the Australian Museum. Areas covered include: visitor behaviour, evaluation, research techniques, tips…

GEM (Group for Education in Museums)

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Website of the GEM (Group for Education in Museums), a community of professionals who work in the field of education in museums. It contains news,…

Visitor Studies Group

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Website of the Visitor Studies Group, a community of professionals who work in the field of visitors studies in a range of cultural and natural…

Neighbourhood Statistics

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Searchable database that you can use to find comparable statistics on local areas. Coverage includes health, deprivation, economy and education. Useful for audience development, user…

AIM Visitor Verdict

Date updated:  26/04/2019

A free visitor experience benchmarking service for AIM members to improve resilience. Provided by AIM in association with its survey partner BDRC Continental with funding…

How to Effectively Commission Research

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Guide developed by Audiences London explaining how to commission effective marketing research. How to Effectively Commission Research

Infographics Toolkit – Re:Fresh Project

Date updated:  30/04/2019

The Infographics Toolkit was produced as part of the Surrey, East & West Sussex Museum Development Programme's 'Re:Fresh Project' in Summer 2014 to help museums think…

Guidance on accesible toilets

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Based on notes provided by Cassie Herschel-Shorland, Access and Museum Design Consultant www.cassiehs.com, via the GEM list: The following provision is recommended and to meet…

HLF: Thinking about Audience Development

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Guidance to help you think about audience development – that is how you can engage more people, and a wider range of people, with heritage.…

Visitor Finder

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Audience Finder tools and resources from the Audience Agency. Articles, toolkits and case studies on good practice plus practical techniques on how to use evidence…

Cultural Resources for Schools

Date updated:  26/04/2019

A database of teaching resources for creative and cultural education. The materials collected here come from some of the nation’s finest arts organisations, museums and…

Materials from Museum2Museum: Why Work With Artists? Why Work With Museums? Handouts

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Download Why_work_with_artsits___Further_Reading_and_Fact_Finding.doc... Download Example_Project_Plan_Template.doc... Download Exhibition_Schedule.xls... Download Example_Commissioning_Process.doc... Download Sample_Artists_Agreement.doc... Download Example_Brief___Hoodwink.doc... A funny look at the session by Ian Coulson Download Why_Work_With_Artists__Why_Work_With_Museums____Cartoons_by_Ian_Coulson__17_02_2014_1.pdf...

Communication Strategies for the Digital Age Handouts

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Agnes Guylas' presentation Download Communication_Strategies_for_the_Digital_Age___AG_presentation_3.pdf... Kal Sajad's presentation     Useful Links Getting started with Twitter How to use Twitter - wikihow How to use Twitter - digital…

Social Media Essentials Handouts

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Agnes Guylas presentation Download Social_Media_1___AG_presentation.pdf... Kal Sajad's presentation Download Social_Media_1___KS_presentation.pdf...

Kpontin – Interim Report

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Kate Pontin's interim report, May 2013, on her progress towards developing a regional visitor capture framework. Download KPontin___Interim_Report.pdf... You might also like Emergency Plan: Business…

Josie Gale – FWW Centenary Presentation

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Presentation from Josie Gale, (Centenary Programme Museum Liaison Officer for English Regions) describing her role at the Imperial War Museum and about the Imperial War…

SEWS mental health project – report of phase 1, 2008

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Written by Jocelyn Goddard, Natalie Chambers, Neil Goddard, and Rebecca Linley for the Surrey, East & West Sussex Museum Development Service, 2008. Download SEWS_mental_health_project___report_of_phase_1__2008.doc... You…

Different Stories New Perspectives Final Report, 2010

Date updated:  30/04/2019

The Final Report, by Sonia Rasbery, 2010 - a community engagement in museums project funded by Renaissance South East. Download Different_Stories_New_Perspectives___Final_Report__2010.doc... You might also like…

Different Stories New Perspectives Project Booklet, 2010

Date updated:  30/04/2019

A community engagement in museums project funded by Renaissance South East.  Booklet edited by Helen Derbyshire & Sonia Rasbery, 2010. Download Different_Stories_New_Perspectives___Project_Booklet__2010.pdf...   You might…

VocalEyes – Coming into Focus

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Presentation by Judy Dixey and Roz Chalmers of VocalEyes who make the arts accessible to blind and partially sighted people through the medium of audio…

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