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What is, and what should be the civic role of arts...

Posted by Simeon Yates

Prof. Simeon Yates from the Institute of Cultural Capital, the Inquiry Research partner, writes about developing a definition...

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Defining civic role in the UK and US

Posted by Dr James Doeser

To kick start the current Inquiry into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations, King’s College London was commissioned to a...

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Why now?

Posted by Sam Cairns

Why is this a good time to have an inquiry into the civic role of arts organisations?

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Could the Inquiry unearth a new way of approaching...

Posted by Sam Cairns

We have been very heartened that a couple of people from the arts sector have written to us about diversity since we...

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Artist Commissions

Posted by Sam Cairns

As part of the Inquiry, What Next? and Locality have commissioned three artists to create work with underserved communities...

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Deep Dive location studies

Posted by Sam Cairns

We are pleased to announce we will be working with What Next? Chapters in Sunderland, Basingstoke, Nottingham,Yarmouth and...

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Help us build a picture of the civic role of arts...

Posted by Sam Cairns

We want to know what you think the civic role of arts organisations should be.

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