Top tips, thoughts and advice from The Audience Agency...

  1. Connecting young people to their rural communities

    A spotlight on Great Place Lakes and Dales from Maya Sharma.

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  2. Welcoming new perspectives into your workforce

    A practical positive action recruitment resource from the British Museum

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  3. From Participant to Partner

    How organisations are rethinking their assumptions about disability

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  4. Tactile testing | Evaluation with blind and visually impaired audiences

    Maya Sharma shares her experience of evaluating an engagement project with blind and visually impaired audiences

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  5. What can we learn about arts engagement from Europe’s youngest city?

    Ashleigh reflects on Beatfreeks' 2018 Youth Trends Report and Summit and what she learnt from young people from Birmingham

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  6. Working Together: SSOs in Action

    The Audience Agency CEO, Anne Torreggiani, lays out her plans for bigger better sector support and invites collaboration with fellow Sector Support Organisations.

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  7. Finding Family Audiences

    The Audience Agency and Family Arts Campaign are joining forces to help understand, embrace and engage family audiences.

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  8. Curated Collaboration

    Culture 24, Collections Trust and The Audience Agency are working together to support the museums sector with a united front.

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  9. Getting creative with evaluation – 5 things to consider

    Lucie Fitton believes evaluation can be fun and fruitful when you get creative about collecting feedback.

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  10. Top tips for successful evaluation planning

    Maya Sharma explains how asking yourself the right questions while planning your learning and participation evaluation is the key to getting meaningful answers from your audience.

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  11. 5 fantastic ways you can get young people to love evaluation

    Inspired by her recent work with the Wellcome Collection's youth teams, Ashleigh Hibbins walks us through her tried and tested tips to engaging young people with evaluation.

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  12. Outdoor Arts - above and beyond audience development

    “Experiencing culture that is live and unique to a specific public space reminds us of the value of enjoying something together.”

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  13. Centering Disabled Arts and Audiences

    Ashleigh Hibbins and Maya Sharma share their recent learning around disabled access, audiences, artists and art.

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  14. Audiences: Diversity and Representation

    Lucie Fitton and Gabrielle Young discuss great ideas that were generated at the recent Young people in the Arts event

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  15. Engaging school pupils with an Autism Spectrum Disorder - Teacher Q&A

    An interview by Lucie Fitton, Head of Learning and Participation, with Lilian Cooper.

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  16. SHIFT Digital

    Maya discusses the recent evaluation of Cheshire East Council's SHIFT programme, where creative and digital activities were used to bring about inter-generational learning.

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  17. A week with Lucie

    Head of Learning and Participation, Lucie Fitton gives us an insight into her working week as a TAA agent and some of the projects that she is currently involved with.

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  18. How far can we frame the participatory work in museums as research?

    Maya reflects on a recent workshop hosted by the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage at Leeds University

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  19. The wider appeal of culturally specific programming?

    Katie Windsor discusses recent audience research work that she has undertaken with The Mosaic Rooms

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  20. 2018 arts and culture predictions

    Our agents predict what may be in store for our sector in 2018...

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  21. A week with Rhiannon

    Consultant Rhiannon Davies blogs about a typical week in the life of an Audience Agency agent

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  22. Rethinking Diversity

    Our top takeaways from the ENGAGE 2017 conference…

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  23. A look back at 2017

    The Learning and Participation team take a look back at the year through pictures...

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  24. Meet the Team | Ariadne Anastasopoulou

    We asked Ariadne about her role as Support & Community Manager and the work she does supporting clients

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  25. Meet the Team | Nathan Goreing

    We spoke to Nathan about his role as Support & Community Officer and asked him to reveal his top tips for new Audience Finder users

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  26. Community Engagement - it's all Greek to me

    Lucie Fitton writes about her experience as Course Leader for the British Council’s Cultural Skills International Museums Academy in Greece...

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  27. What does it mean to be truly community led?

    Learning from the People’s History Museum...

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  28. Spread the Word

    Engaging young people with libraries and spoken word...

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  29. Top Tips | Engagement Mission

    How to ensure your freelancers and ambassadors are on board with your engagement mission...

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  30. Taking Inspiration

    Amanda Colbourne shares her experience of this year's Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference and Exchange...

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  31. Release Your Inner Female Ninja

    Sarah Chambers reflects on the action-focussed ninja like attitude at this year's AMA conference...

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  32. A Personal Takeaway

    Dr Steven Hadley reflects on his experience at this year's AMA conference...

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  33. The Value of Everything

    Flights, dinner, obligatory picture on the titanic stairs…Belfast we made it!

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  34. What to Value

    Howard Buckley blogs about how the AMA conference has taught him what to value...

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  35. Top Tips | Getting Started with Audience Development

    Top tips from our agents on how to get started with audience development...

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  36. Culture Geek 2017

    Read Katie Moffat's round up of this year's Culture Geek conference...

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  37. Learning from Big Data

    Reaching out to less engaged family audiences...

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  38. Event | Let's Get Real

    Read our round up of Culture 24's Let's Get Real: Young Audiences Conference...

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  39. Event Blog | YPIA Creative Cities

    Reflections following the Young People in the Arts event on why location matters...

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  40. How does subtitling improve your marketing?

    Stagetext answers the big questions...

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