Artists are using their creative insight to advise business on strategies and methods of production. Catherine Morel and Philippe Mairesse explain how.
Resilience in the arts may be linked with finance - but for Debbie Richards, it’s really about making bold and exciting changes to realise big ambitions.
The CEO and Artistic Director of Déda reflects on the influential figures he has learned from.
Tamara McNeill and Thanasis Spyriadis introduce the 'Theory of Change' approach, and Paul Steele explains how he used it to better understand how his organisation works.
The city theatre in Ghent, Belgium has a new rulebook, aiming to open it up to the independent scene and international touring. Milo Rau introduces his 'Ghent Manifesto'.
Wales takes a lead as arts professionals across all the countries of the UK are urged to take part in research that will shed light on low pay and earnings in the cultural sector.
Effectively monetising creative work ensures that artists can continue to do what they love. Ros Gilman offers advice on pricing, marketing and legal issues.
Melissa Wong introduces a simple framework to help arts organisations identify their strengths, and build on them to boost their resilience.
Having worked in the arts all over the world, Matina Magkou has observed some common challenges – and ways of overcoming them.
With over 80% of staff under 30, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre’s workforce is relatively young. Craig Morrow reveals how providing training and clear progression routes have been key to its success.
As the Prosper programme comes to a close, Sarah Thirtle is convinced the sector would benefit from more business support.
Out of the Blue has weathered the storm of arts funding cuts in Scotland thanks to its social enterprise model and the support of ethical finance providers. Rob Hoon shares the story.
How do we get to the point where we are truly collaborating? Debbie Richards describes a project that sought the benefits of collaboration between fundraisers and marketers.
Creative United’s Prosper has delivered business support for arts and cultural organisations across England. Tyler Magas asks three organisations what changes they have made and what advice they would give others seeking business support.
After conducting a review into governance in the arts, Hilary Carty now finds herself leading the response to it. She reveals the Clore Leadership Programme’s plans and priorities for supporting arts boards.
Good governance is all about the culture of an organisation – and the good news is that trustees have the opportunity to influence it, says Michelle Wright.
If your audience includes young people, then they need to be represented on your board. Marcus Davey of the Roundhouse shares his advice for recruiting young trustees.
Passion drives the arts, but it also leaves the sector vulnerable to inappropriate behaviour. Ruth Rentschler proposes a framework for moral and ethical behaviour on arts boards.
A Northern Ireland scheme that places young professionals on arts boards benefits the sector and the young people alike. Natalie Cooke reveals what she gained from the experience.
As a small but fast-growing touring theatre company run by part-time staff, Hubbub Theatre Company has benefited from appointing a Director of Business Development. Jo Kemp explains what her job entails.