This paper sets out an overview of research into the consortia models of the Creative People and Places programme as at October 2015. It is written as a snapshot analysis of the development journey for consortia and it sets out some headline learning points and... A learning summary from 2016, reviewing CPP programme processes, delivery insights and effective ways of supporting change. This report draws on research conducted with the Creative People and Places (CPP) programme between June and November 2018. It explores the idea of cultural ecology, and the cultural eco-systems within CPP locations. By examining the local environments of which CPP... Collective Encounters’ report on how the participatory theatre sector is responding to COVID-19, and adopting different models of socially distanced practice. The report explores the challenges of this, and some of the unexpected benefits. Throughout June 2020... Report on how Creative People and Places projects are using digital tools and technologies and where the opportunities lie to further develop their approach. Includes examples of best practice in relation to digital engagement and development from the wider cultural... This summary of ArtWorks Alliance’s business plan written by partners outlines the Alliance’s vision, aim, values, objectives and delivery activities, with its supportive operational structure, with a focus on the period October 2017 to March 2019. ArtWorks Cymru is a two year programme based in Wales developing practice in participatory settings, and supporting the continuing professional development of artists at different stages of their career working in participatory settings. From 2015 to 2017, ArtWorks... Reports on an ArtWorks North East project involving 35 artists, with varied experience in participatory arts, to take part in structured opportunities to reflect with peers on their experiences, in pairs and groups (large and small). Supported by reflective... Learning from PHF ArtWorks Development Award projects which researched a question/proposition, tested the feasibility of a solution or piloted a solution with participants. Projects focused on artists at different career stages and working with different parts of the... This Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council Wales funded ArtWorks Cymru programme was led by a partnership of 26 participatory arts organisations and artists. Key findings included: a distributed leadership model and partnership structure successfully created strong... Evaluation report drawn from survey responses by participants on an ArtWorks London and Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning professional development weekend programme taking place between September 2013 and February 2014. Two of the four single artform (music)... Brings together learning from Changing the Conversation, the PHF ArtWorks Special Initiative 2013 conference, and outcomes from projects supported through subsequent development awards. Reflects on the need for dispersed leadership; a collective voice; new ways of... Evaluation report drawn from a survey of participants on the ArtWorks London and Clean Break Theatre Company Open Lab which took place between June 2013 and March 2014, enabling Clean Break to create exercises to understand the company’s theatre making practices... Evaluation report drawn from a survey of participants on a four-day Open Lab for postgraduate students from across art forms to explore their practice and strengthen its critical framework. A re-focused proposal and plan from ArtWorks Navigator for work from June 2013 to September 2014, supporting the overall ArtWorks aim to help develop artists of any artform working in any way in any participatory setting. Based on work undertaken by Navigator and the... Reports on the Age Gap symposium that took place in April 2013 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, exploring ways of supporting artists to develop creative practice in participatory settings with older people and informing future pilot training and... Reports on pilot projects undertaken by further and higher education supported by ArtWorks Scotland in response to recommendations emerging from their research and addressing the questions: How can we raise the profile of participatory arts within initial training and... Report on the ITAC 3 conference, an opportunity to share, discuss and disseminate the significant body of learning from the PHF ArtWorks Special Initiative and build on previous ArtWorks Scotland conferences (2011-14), consciously creating a sense of ‘continuity’ for... Reports on the findings from over 1,000 artist survey respondents working in a spread of art forms, at different stages of their career and with different approaches to practice. Covers artists’ experiences in different settings; their motivations; engagement with... Explores in depth the motivations, experience and practice development of 11 artists interviewed to complement the Survey of Artists undertaken in the first phase of the PHF ArtWorks Special Initiative. Evaluation of six projects which largely focus on one or two of three things: supporting new or enhancing existing networks; trialling models of continuing professional development (CPD) for artists working in participatory settings; and developing improved... Findings from one-to-one telephone interviews undertaken with a range of stakeholders by DHA to ascertain their experience of ArtWorks Alliance, their understanding of its purpose, what works well and not so well, and ideas for the future. This evaluation report covers PHF ArtWorks legacy grant funded projects led by ArtWorks Cymru, ArtWorks London (including the ArtWorks Fellowship), ArtWorks Scotland/Creative Scotland (including ITAC 3), University of Sunderland (the lead partner in the ArtWorks North... An overview of the evaluation report for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation legacy funded projects following on from PHF’s ArtWorks special initiative. This document combines two literature reviews with their accompanying annotated bibliographies which were undertaken for the evaluation of ArtWorks. It has been produced by the evaluation team, Tamsin Cox, dha, and Dr. Abigail Gilmore, Institute for Cultural... Pulls together key findings from across the first year of evaluation activity, undertaken by DHA and the Institute of Cultural Practices at the University of Manchester, and building on a range of sources and analytical approaches. It looks not only at activity which... The evaluation team’s report explains how they have mapped and analysed ArtWorks as an initiative – using an ‘intervention model’ against which to understand progress against aims; assessing its size and scale; undertaking conceptual clustering of activities; and... Executive summary of the ArtWorks Evaluation Final Report, explaining how the evaluation team has mapped and analysed the initiative, with key findings and achievements. Report on the ArtWorks Cymru conference held in April 2014 to disseminate the pathfinder research; open out issues to the wider arts participation sector in Wales; create links across the sector through networking; and to explore the way forward. Evaluation of participants’ experiences of two external ArtWorks London CPD projects: an AND arts organisations seminar and two ICA Salons. Evaluation report drawn from survey responses from participants on the Older and Wiser workshop and Reflective Learning Group CPD events piloted by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance following an OPAN (Older People’s Arts Network) seminar. Evaluation of the ArtWorks Cymru pathfinder and its work over a three year period, which included partnership meetings; consultations with training providers, artists, arts organisations and commissioners; five action learning projects; and dissemination... Evaluation report from the Koki Tanaka project which explored provocations about the valuing of participative practice and giving it equal esteem to gallery work, through the practice of an international artist. Evaluation report from the ArtWorks London supported mentoring scheme for Open School East, looking at strengths, weaknesses, impact and lessons learned. Evaluation report from a two-part CPD project for artists engaged, or wishing to become engaged, in participatory arts practice with older people, comprising a facilitated ‘reflective learning’ group with co-mentoring and a one day conference style event. ArtWorks London used the skills, experience and resources of Barbican/Guildhall to increase understanding, capacity, collaboration and synergy across the different stages of professional development for artists working in participatory settings in London during the... Findings from a six month follow up survey of artists taking part in ArtWorks pilot year activity – Connecting Conversations, Labs and the Arts School Lab – focusing on the impact of these professional development opportunities. Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning diversified and reviewed its Lab model of professional development during the pilot year of ArtWorks London. A Lab supports artists working together in a creative environment conducive to collaborative learning. Five types of Lab... Connecting Conversations was an ArtWorks London pilot project comprising an iterative series of facilitated discussions bringing together Barbican and Guildhall School staff with artists working in participatory settings to discuss key issues in the field. Provided... Report based on participant responses to testing three Lab models – a ‘masterclass’ format providing training by artist for artists; peer to peer sharing of practice within a single art form; and peer to peer sharing of practice across art forms – and... Report and analysis on the Critical Conversations series of discussion events in which artists were supported to reflect critically on their practice. Evaluation report by the faciliator of a four-day Open Lab event enabling postgraduate students across art forms to explore their practice and strengthen its critical framework, which also provided a test model of learning. Aims to capture the impact of ArtWorks Scotland. Describes the need and approach adopted to develop and deliver the project; early stage research; action planning; in-depth analysis of the pilot projects; additional learning; future activity; and project... Notes, findings and conclusions from facilitated discussions between artists (newly qualified, mid career, well established) and academics in the North East of England focused on key questions including scope of practice, influence of stakeholders’ views, initial... Evaluation report from the ArtWorks North East Pilot Short Courses Programme identifying outcomes, impact, areas for development and recommendations. The personal stories of disabled and non-disabled dance practitioners working together in a shared learning experience. The origins of this co-mentoring project can be traced back to 1999 and a research project undertaken for the Foundation for Community Dance (now... Findings from the exploration of context as part of the Blooming Voices project, one of five ArtWorks Cymru participatory arts projects which included four learning group meetings in which creative teams explored and discussed a set of themed questions to capture... A report resulting from an IETM Satellite Wales meeting in September 2018, which deepened conversations started during earlier plenaries in Brussels and Porto around the theme of working outside of the big centres and in rural areas. It explores the plurality of the... Evaluates participants’ experience of Entelechy’s approach to artistic CPD. With multi-sensory practical activity, presentations and discussion, delegates experienced how Entelechy’s guiding values and principles cultivate an ecology where the artist’s own... A key compendium of current city cultural policies from across the world showing a new, critical role for culture in addressing the inclusion of all citizens and a new definition of how, where and by whom culture is experienced.