In our final column on the state of comedy criticism, Owen Donovan, the managing director of Berk’s Nest, looks at the importance of reviews from a comedy producer’s perspective. Berk’s Nesthas had considerable success in recent years, producing shows by Rose Matafeo and Richard Gadd, which both won Edinburgh Comedy Awards. They recently produced Catherine…
Arts, culture and heritage sectors in the UK have been hit hard by the pandemic. With the advent of the cost of living crisis, our sector is facing a new challenge. As a digital agency that provides design, website and marketing services to organisations in these sectors, we became interested in how this crisis affects…
In 2020, for the first time in living memory, cultural attractions across the world shut their doors. This called into question what a museum or gallery is to people, if it cannot be accessed in the physical space. Now, 18 months on, the sector is beginning to reflect on the legacy of that extraordinary year….
An example of how Culture Restart data has been used by cultural organisations to help prepare for reopening from Kelly Haswell, Head of Marketing at Portsmouth Guildhall. Read the full Culture Restart Resource.
A report looking into the impact of Covid on disabled and vulnerable audiences, and how cultural organisations can make cultural recovery accessible and inclusive for all audiences. View the full Indigo Resource.
The Audience Agency’s nationwide longitudinal (ongoing) panel survey of changing views about participating in creative and cultural activities through the pandemic and beyond.
A tick list of top tips from The Audience Agency for making sure you’re getting the most for your money when putting together an audience research brief. Includes options for quick and easy evaluation, tips for planning your framework, research methods and examples of research gone right.
In this report from May 2021, Art Fund seeks to understand the priorities for museums and galleries for 2021 and beyond – looking not just at recovery and renewal, but at how the sector might reimagine its purpose and activities in a post-pandemic world.
Spektrix Insights Report delivers new and deeper analysis on effectively engaging and deepening relationships with audiences. Email sign-up required.
Supercool attempted to donate to 15 arts, cultural and heritage organisations to test online donation processes and reports back on the findings.