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The Knowledge Bank is a searchable archive of materials developed through ArtWorks, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation programme supporting training and professional development for artists working in participatory settings.

Including research, evaluations and reports, toolkits and guidance, case studies and videos, this archive will be added to as our work progresses.

Links contained in the publications ArtWorks: A Call to Action and ArtWorks: Reflections on Developing Practice in Participatory Settings can all be found here in the Knowledge Bank.

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ArtWorks: A Call to Action

ArtWorks: A Call to Action

How we can collectively strengthen practice in participatory settings.

Author: ArtWorks

ArtWorks Alliance Bibliography

ArtWorks Alliance Bibliography

Bibliography of resources in the AWA Knowledge Bank.

Author: ArtWorks Alliance

ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles

ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles

Quality principles for intention, activity and people. 

Author: ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru

Developing practice in participatory settings website.

Author: ArtWorks Cymru

Knowledge Zone: Conference 2016

Knowledge Zone: Conference 2016

Videos from the 2016 ArtWorks Cymru conference. 

Author: ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru 2015-2017 Evaluation Report

ArtWorks Cymru 2015-2017 Evaluation Report

Evaluation of two year partnership programme.

Author: ArtWorks Cymru

Evaluation of Cross Arts Professional Development Programme

Evaluation of Cross Arts Professional Development Programme

Evaluation of cross arts professional development weekends.

Author: ArtWorks London

Evaluation of Clean Break Open Lab Development Programme

Evaluation of Clean Break Open Lab Development Programme

Evaluation of Clean Break Theatre Company Open Lab. 

Author: ArtWorks London

Older People’s Arts Network (OPAN) Case Studies

Older People’s Arts Network (OPAN) Case Studies

Case studies of organisations working with older people.

Author: ArtWorks London

HE Open Lab Evaluation Report

HE Open Lab Evaluation Report

Evaluation of postgraduate students' experiences of an Open Lab.

Author: ArtWorks London

ArtWorks Navigator: Good Practice Gets Better

ArtWorks Navigator: Good Practice Gets Better

ArtWorks Navigator pathfinder plan 2013 to 2014.

Author: ArtWorks Navigator

Artist profiles

Artist profiles

Profiles of six artists working in participatory settings.

Author: ArtWorks North East

ArtWorks-U

ArtWorks-U

Developing practice in participatory settings website.

Author: ArtWorks North East

Quality Perspectives: Artists and Partners

Quality Perspectives: Artists and Partners

Infographic showing artists' and partners' views on quality factors.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

Artists in participatory settings: 8 out of 10 prefer...

Artists in participatory settings: 8 out of 10 prefer...

Infographic showing artists' views about their work in participatory settings.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

Eric Booth interview

Eric Booth interview

Conversation with a leading arts education consultant and adviser.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Is this the best it can be?

ArtWorks Scotland: Is this the best it can be?

Guidance and toolkit for delivering participatory arts.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

ArtWorks Scotland: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

Summary video from a Tim Rollins and K.O.S. led seminar.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Artists and teachers resource

ArtWorks Scotland: Artists and teachers resource

Policy, research, networks and funding information for artists and teachers.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

Artists and teachers resource: case studies

Artists and teachers resource: case studies

Artists and teachers talking about embedding creativity in schools.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Voices from NYC

ArtWorks Scotland: Voices from NYC

How ArtWorks Scotland research relates to the contexts of key NYC arts figures and organisations. 

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Pilot Projects

ArtWorks Scotland: Pilot Projects

Projects in further and higher education to raise practice profile and model student placements.

Author: ArtWorks Scotland

ArtWorks Scotland: Placements in Practice

ArtWorks Scotland: Placements in Practice

Website providing guidance on arts-based work placements. 

Author: ArtWorks Scotland and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

B Arts and Staffordshire University - Social Agents

B Arts and Staffordshire University - Social Agents

Embedding participatory practice in the curriculum.

Author: B Arts

ArtWorks London Age Gap Symposium

ArtWorks London Age Gap Symposium

Report on supporting artists' participatory practice with older people symposium.

Author: Helen Ball and Ginevra Jacobucci

Community Out of Bounds - Arts and Communities

Community Out of Bounds - Arts and Communities

An artist-led peer education programme.

Author: Jonathan Baxter and Margaret Stewart

Moveable Feast

Moveable Feast

Learning from an apprenticeship mentoring and placement project.

Author: Rose Barnecut

Developing a Foundation for Quality Guidance

Developing a Foundation for Quality Guidance

Providing a foundation for a quality framework for participatory arts.

Author: Rachel Blanche

'What Do You Need?'

'What Do You Need?'

Learning approaches for artists working in participatory settings.

Author: Dr Susanne Burns

ArtWorks: A view from funders

ArtWorks: A view from funders

How funders can support project embedded artists' training and CPD and quality practice.

Author: Dr Susanne Burns

Reprising The Conversation

Reprising The Conversation

PHF ArtWorks 2013 Conference and development awards report.

Author: Dr Susanne Burns and Tamsin Cox

ArtWorks Development Awards Evaluation

ArtWorks Development Awards Evaluation

Projects taking forward ideas from the Changing the Conversation 2013 PHF ArtWorks conference. 

Author: Tamsin Cox

Peer Artist Learning project report

Peer Artist Learning project report

Focused conversations project providing insights for future training.

Author: Dave Camlin

Mapping the terrain

Mapping the terrain

Audit of further and higher education programme provision.

Author: Consilium Research & Consultancy

ITAC 3: Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts

ITAC 3: Best, next and radical practice in participatory arts

Reflections from the third International Teaching Artists Conference.

Author: Creative Scotland

Changing the Conversation Provocation 3

Changing the Conversation Provocation 3

The contingent nature of arts practice in participatory settings.

Author: Anna Cultler

ArtWorks London Case Studies

ArtWorks London Case Studies

Examples of arts organisations' training and development programmes.

Author: Sarah B Davies

ArtWorks Scotland Student Placements in Prison Learning Centres

ArtWorks Scotland Student Placements in Prison Learning Centres

A research report on student placements in prison learning centres.

Author: Dr Fiona Dean

ArtWorks code of practice

ArtWorks code of practice

A common code of practice for participatory artists.

Author: Kathryn Deane

ArtWorks Evaluation Survey of Artists

ArtWorks Evaluation Survey of Artists

Findings from over 1,000 respondents across artforms and career stages.

Author: dha

ArtWorks Evaluation Interviews with Artists

ArtWorks Evaluation Interviews with Artists

Artist interviews complementing the PHF ArtWorks Survey of Artists.

Author: dha

ArtWorks Development Grants, Year 2 Evaluation

ArtWorks Development Grants, Year 2 Evaluation

Projects funded to explore how artists can be supported in developing their practice. 

Author: dha

ArtWorks Evaluation Literature Review

ArtWorks Evaluation Literature Review

Literature reviews and annotated bibliographies.

Author: dha & the Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

ArtWorks Evaluation Interim Report

ArtWorks Evaluation Interim Report

Evaluation of the first year of the PHF ArtWorks Special Initiative.

Author: dha & the Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

ArtWorks Evaluation Final Report

ArtWorks Evaluation Final Report

Mapping, analysis, achievements and findings of the PHF ArtWorks special initiative. 

Author: dha and the Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

ArtWorks Evaluation Final Report: Executive Summary

ArtWorks Evaluation Final Report: Executive Summary

Mapping, analysis, achievements and findings of the PHF ArtWorks special initiative.

Author: dha and the Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

University of Hull - Associate Artists

University of Hull - Associate Artists

Exploring artist-university links and a model of CPD.

Author: Dr Sarah Jane Dickenson and Dr Colette Conroy

ArtWorks Cymru and Welsh National Opera

ArtWorks Cymru and Welsh National Opera

Action research in Wales identifying appropriate development support.

Author: Emma Flatley and Rhian Hutchings

Creative Retreat

Creative Retreat

Reflecting on and developing practice through collaborative enquiry.

Author: Lindsey Fryer

Creative Practitioners Training Programme

Creative Practitioners Training Programme

Training programme for artists working in schools.

Author: Paul Gorman

The ArtWorks 'Golden Thread'

The ArtWorks 'Golden Thread'

A continuum approach to artists' training and CPD.

Author: Sean Gregory

WELL

WELL

Learning from a peer artist learning project.

Author: Ashleigh Griffith

Artist Pathways and Student Careers

Artist Pathways and Student Careers

Developing a career in participatory arts.

Author: Judith Hills

Development of CPD by the cultural sector and HEIs

Development of CPD by the cultural sector and HEIs

Learning from a pilot series of accredited and non-accredited short courses.

Author: Judith Hills

SNAP PRACTICE

SNAP PRACTICE

Learning from enquiry days with artists, employers and commissioners.

Author: Sophie Hunter

ArtWorks Cymru Conference Evaluation Report

ArtWorks Cymru Conference Evaluation Report

Report on the ArtWorks Cymru conference held in April 2014.

Author: Rhian Hutchings

Older and Wiser and Reflective Learning Group Evaluation Report

Older and Wiser and Reflective Learning Group Evaluation Report

Evaluation of participants' experiences of CPD in working with older people.

Author: Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd

ArtWorks Cymru Evaluation Report

ArtWorks Cymru Evaluation Report

Evaluation of the ArtWorks Cymru pathfinder partnership.

Author: Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd

Evaluation Report for ICA’s Koki Tanaka Project

Evaluation Report for ICA’s Koki Tanaka Project

Evaluation of gallery based participatory project.

Author: Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd

Evaluation Report for the Open School East Mentoring

Evaluation Report for the Open School East Mentoring

Evaluation of mentoring support.

Author: Annabel Jackson Associates Ltd

Trinity Laban Older People’s Arts Network (OPAN) CPD project

Trinity Laban Older People’s Arts Network (OPAN) CPD project

Evaluation of CPD project for artists working with older people.

Author: Veronica Jobbins and Kate Atkinson

Tell Me More

Tell Me More

The current state of play for artists from different cultural backgrounds.

Author: Alexis K Johnson

Navigating art in participatory settings – issues for artists and employers

Navigating art in participatory settings – issues for artists and employers

How employers can hire quality practitioners.

Author: Johnstone, Salamon, Leatherdale, Killick and Deane

ArtWorks: Learning from the Research Working Paper 1

ArtWorks: Learning from the Research Working Paper 1

The benefits of better joined-up working and training congruent with practice.

Author: Sue Kay

ArtWorks London Pilot Year Report Executive Summary

ArtWorks London Pilot Year Report Executive Summary

ArtWorks London activity and learning from the pilot year.

Author: Sophie Leighton-Kelly

Audit of Practice “Arts in Participatory Settings”

Audit of Practice “Arts in Participatory Settings”

The what, why and how of arts in participatory settings.

Author: Toby Lowe

Academics’ perceptions of arts work in participatory settings

Academics’ perceptions of arts work in participatory settings

Views on participatory practice and higher education provision.

Author: Caroline Mitchell, Sheila Spencer, Alex Lockwood

HE Open Lab Reflective Report

HE Open Lab Reflective Report

Reflections by the facilitator of an Open Lab event.

Author: Gerri Moriarty

Changing The Conversation Provocation 1

Changing The Conversation Provocation 1

Cross-sector collaboration is needed to support participatory artists.

Author: Professor Helen Nicholson

ArtWorks Scotland Evaluation Report

ArtWorks Scotland Evaluation Report

Report on the ArtWorks Scotland programme 2011-14.

Author: Hilary Nicoll

ArtWorks North East Focus Groups – summary of findings

ArtWorks North East Focus Groups – summary of findings

Summary of focus group questions, notes and conclusions.

Author: Alex Pheby

ArtWorks: Understanding Participants' Views Working Paper 6

ArtWorks: Understanding Participants' Views Working Paper 6

Participants’ perspectives on quality and excellence.

Author: Esther Salamon

ArtWorks: Qualifications, Codes of Practice and Standards Working Paper 7

ArtWorks: Qualifications, Codes of Practice and Standards Working Paper 7

How standards, codes and qualifications can impact on practice and careers. 

Author: Esther Salamon

ArtWorks Cymru Artist Case Study Report

ArtWorks Cymru Artist Case Study Report

Interviews with experienced participatory artists.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks: Understanding Demand Working Paper 9

ArtWorks: Understanding Demand Working Paper 9

Perspectives from different artist employer types. 

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru Participant Consultation Report

ArtWorks Cymru Participant Consultation Report

Findings from consultations with project participants.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru Artist on-line survey report

ArtWorks Cymru Artist on-line survey report

Findings from a survey of artists involved in participatory arts projects across Wales.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru Artist Consultation Report

ArtWorks Cymru Artist Consultation Report

Findings from consulations with artists about their participatory practice.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru Creating Organisations Survey Report

ArtWorks Cymru Creating Organisations Survey Report

Findings from a survey of organisations creating projects with participatory artists.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru Buying Organisations Survey Report

ArtWorks Cymru Buying Organisations Survey Report

Findings from a survey of organisations buying in participatory arts projects.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru participatory arts training audit

ArtWorks Cymru participatory arts training audit

An assessment of formal and informal training opportunities.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

ArtWorks Cymru ‘Company 5’ Learning Group

ArtWorks Cymru ‘Company 5’ Learning Group

Exploring the theme of transformation.

Author: Eleanor Sellers

Between Worlds: Entelechy Open Lab

Between Worlds: Entelechy Open Lab

Report on a multi-sensory CPD event.

Author: Rebecca Swift

Changing the Conversation Provocation 2

Changing the Conversation Provocation 2

A challenge to scale up and drive up demand for participatory arts.

Author: Pauline Tambling

ArtWorks: Artist Consultations Working Paper 4

ArtWorks: Artist Consultations Working Paper 4

Findings from across PHF ArtWorks Pathfinders' consultations with artists.

Author: Barbara Taylor

International Next Practice Review

International Next Practice Review

Strategic overview of practice and training in international contexts.

Author: Chrissie Tiller

ArtWorks Symposium, Northern Ireland

ArtWorks Symposium, Northern Ireland

Report on a day long event exploring participatory practice in Northern Ireland.

Author: Sarah Tuck and Caragh O’Donnell

Addressing the Dynamic

Addressing the Dynamic

Enquiry-based research into the relationship between project managers and artists.

Author: Hannah Wilmot