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A curated collection of case studies, tools and guidance relevant to the civic role of arts organisations.

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Encounters

"Art can speak differently: artists can be agents for change, for innovation, it can bring people together in a room...

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Big hART

“We’re interested in bringing hidden stories back into the narrative, so that they are influencing 'the narration...

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Slung Low

“Theatre should be immediate and sexy and political and relevant – it should be the most exciting thing anyone can do...

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Drama Box

“We are still convincing the people in Singapore that the arts is integral to our lives and can play a role in the...

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Theatre Project Vmeste

“Nobody knows about Russia, what’s going on, no one. I see myself like a bridge between the rest of the world and Russia...

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Grand Union Orchestra

"We have musicians from pretty much every major musical culture, and our shows represent their experiences: of...

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Contact Theatre

“All our engagement and training programmes are free, our ticket prices are really low, and the resource that other...

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Gap Filler

“The external version is a term more like 'joyful participation'. We’re trying to grow an understanding that...

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Welfare State International

A case study from arts writer Francois Matarasso

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Good Chance

"There was a need to express, and a need to come together. It wasn't so much people telling their story, it was...

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National Theatre Wales

"You can make great theatre without dialogue, but it doesn't have the same resonance if you don’t understand the...

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MIMA - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

“Where people come together to make workshops, but also to talk about how we make a society in more general terms: what do...

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