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Readers' Comments

Those of us who have been working in Arts Engagement for a while may wonder at this 'research'. Didn't we already know this...
It's most disappointing that after a strong start this article simply ended in a demand for more public money. There's been loads...
Posted by Museummaurice on An inconvenient truth
There are plenty of people from the wider spectrum of social groups participating in arts. Funding bodies just need to try a bit harder to...
Posted by Mike Howell on An inconvenient truth
How insightful to involve the community. Breaking the barriers between art and community and creating accessibility. In addition to...
Posted by Nuralu on A dialogue with the audience
In 21st of arts spectrum, it is no more one-direct interaction between performers and audiences. Unlike to early 1900s, the relationship of...
Posted by somyungryu on A dialogue with the audience
The authors report, almost certainly correctly, that theatre professionals in Russia (is Russia a relevant to other countries, by the way...
Posted by David Dixon on Beware the corporate sponsors
I have written about this in the context of Washington, DC for years. In a market economy, if you don't want to be displaced, buy the...
Thanks for presenting these numbers at the ABO Conference1 Left our delegates with food for thought.
Posted by markabo on Audiences for classical music
Excellent piece Mr Boehme. Its fascinating how quiet the arts establishment organisations have been about this research. I'd swap all...
Posted by Mark Stapleton on Spreading like bushfire
Since when has being 'female led' been about diversity? Surely it is about showing how the arts run as a misogynistic system –...

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