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WHAT IS THE CIVIC ROLE OF ARTS ORGANISATIONS?

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The Laundromat Project

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“It's meeting people where they are and being embedded in a neighbourhood, to connect and empower artists of colour...

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

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"We see everything that we do as BSO output. Whether that’s a symphonic concert or it’s two musicians working in a...

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MCA Denver

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“We don’t think about it as simply a place of exhibitions. We really see ourselves as a machine that creates meaning in...

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About the Inquiry

The Inquiry seeks to increase awareness of the civic role that arts organisations play nationally and in their communities. Through research and consultation we want to develop understanding of what constitutes ‘next practice’ and create a movement of organisations committed to demonstrating it.

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