Issue 315: Outdoor arts

  • Outdoor arts

    Photo of tightrope walkers in city street
    05 Jul 2018

    How do outdoor arts have the potential to reach audiences other artforms can’t, and how can we best support the sector, asks Penny Mills.

    The Audience Agency’s past six years of sector-partnered research paints a positive picture of the inspiring and creative outdoor arts that take place in our cities, towns, villages, hillsides and beaches across the country. Audiences are wide-ranging, youthful, diverse, aligned with the English population and representative of a public not frequently engaged in the arts.

    Partnerships between venues and festivals provide opportunities for a year-round presence, while strategic... more

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