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Maher Anjum, Julia Bennett, Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas and Rose Sinclair reflect on how an inclusive steering group helped place equity, diversity and inclusion at the heart of their work.
As the Centre for Cultural Value launches a free online evaluation course, Dawn Cameron explains how evaluation can help organisations understand the real value of what they do, not just what others want to hear.
Driven by funder requirements and sector expectations, evaluation can feel top-down. Stephen Welsh argues for a more people-centred approach which is empathetic, inclusive and unassuming.
As Chair of the Centre for Cultural Value’s advisory group, Adah Parris reflects on the challenges and opportunities facing cultural practitioners and leaders keen to build a positive legacy.
As Liverpool stages Eurovision on behalf of Ukraine, Jenny Elliott considers the lure, risks and opportunities inherent in large-scale cultural interventions.
In the face of multiple crises, Matthew McCallum and Ben Walmsley argue that now is the time to make the case for culture as a public good.
Talking of failure can feel uncomfortable and we often avoid it when carrying out evaluation. But, as Susanne Burns argues, being open about failure can be key to learning.
Why do we struggle to convey the cultural sector’s significant impact? There’s no easy answer but an obvious solution lies in harnessing quantitative and qualitative data, argues Ben Walmsley.
As the Centre for Cultural Value (the Centre) re-opens its Collaborate fund, Alice Chandler reflects on the value of research partnerships between academics and the cultural sector.
What is the impact and value of everyday creativity in the home and community settings? John Wright and Jo Hunter reflect on what the research tells us.