Retail Toolbox

Museum Development North West have launched a new Retail Toolbox for museums. The toolbox contains simple tips to help you and your team maximise your gift…

Arts Derby Audience Development Toolkit

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…

Culture Segments

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…

AIM Advocacy Toolkit

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) appointed DC Research in 2014 to research the expansion of the successful and much-used *AIM Economic Impact Toolkit into…

CultureHive

CultureHive is a free resource to help you discover and share best practice in cultural marketing and fundraising, managed by the Arts Marketing Association. Featuring…

Developing an Audience Research Approach

Useful blog post by Jessica Suess, Partnership Officer, Oxford University Museums, on the Oxford Aspite website, sharing their experience of starting from scratch with a…

Toolkit: How to Conduct a Focus Group

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…

GEM (Group for Education in Museums)

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

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

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

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 Set Up a Youth Panel – Ten Top Tips

A Youth Panel can help ensure that your museum’s building, exhibitions, programmes and marketing strategies are youth-friendly. These helpful tips are offered by the Geffrye…

VisitEngland Market Research

VisitEngland publishes useful research into tourism and leisure markets that museums can use both to inform their planning and to provide evidence for advocacy and…

Visitor Finder

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…

Tips and Resources for Museums

A useful booklet for museum compiled by Rennaissance South East in June 2011. Download Tips_and_resources_for_museums__June_2011.pdf...

Youth Forum Toolkit

Toolkit created by St Barbe Museum developed as part of the World Stories project. Download St_Barbe_Museum_Youth_Forum_Toolkit.pdf... You might also like Emergency Plan: Business Continuity -…

Designing a Poster

As part of the World Stories project , Southampton Arts and Heritage developed various resources to support their Work Experience Programme.  Degining a poster is not only…