Senior arts researchers have hit back at a report implying knowledge gaps in key policy areas, saying it highlights the Department’s limited awareness of existing research literature and lack of institutional memory.
Do we know more about the worth of the arts than we did 30 years ago or have we been going in circles? Researcher Patrycja Kaszynska and consultant Ian David Moss discuss researching the value of culture in the UK and the US.
If we could fully understand the impact of arts and culture on wider society, would this change arts strategies and policies? Jonathan Vickery charts the progression of thinking on the ‘spillover’ effect.
The Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre will be tasked with delivering robust evidence around shared issues and concerns facing policy makers, businesses and other organisations in the sector.
Arts organisations have a key role to play helping communities “come together, to learn, debate and celebrate” but they need more support, according to a new report from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.