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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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A radical new path for leadership development

'Leading the Way: A radical new path for leadership development in the social sector' reviews HEY100, a place-based...

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What Would Joan Littlewood Say?

10 figures from the arts and culture sector comment on what it means for arts organisations to fulfil a civic role

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Culture-led regeneration

The case studies in this report reveal the range of benefits that can be achieved when arts and culture are put at the heart...

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What Happens Next?

In Phase 2, we plan to fund strategically, galvanising networks and groups that will embed 'the civic' into arts...

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Prosper business support

Creative United's business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries.

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Rethinking Relationships: Phase One of the Inquiry...

Through case studies, workshops and surveys of the sector we have analysed the barriers and opportunities arts organisations...

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What Next? - North Manchester

A documentary film from Kyle Walker (Creative Experts, Contact)

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Cake and creative conversations

A film about the artist commission Cake and creative conversations from Phase 1 of the Inquiry.

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Sticking together

A short film about the Sticking Together artist commission we ran as part of Phase 1 of the Inquiry.

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Advisory Panel discussion summary

What are the key themes for Phase 1 of the Inquiry?

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The civic role of arts organisations: A...

We asked King's College London to prepare this literature review as the foundation for the Inquiry.

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Our Museum - The Lightbox

The aim for The Lightbox is to fundamentally change from an organisation that makes offerings (educational, exhibitions...

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