Models of community engagement in arts and culture

This section showcases research that looks at how cultural organisations can effectively reach out to the public. More information about this subject can be found at the Consultation Institute and Involve.

The summaries in this category are:

Community consultation puts overstretched organisations on a better footing

This research was conducted by Ellen Rosewall at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA

Summary

The paper looked at developments in the state of Wisconsin in the USA, where ‘nearly 100’ capital projects have taken place since the early 1990s, a majority of the projects have a school connection and are …

By | 11 April 2014 |

Using the Repertory Grid Technique to consult diverse communities

This research was conducted by Ciara Canning and Kirsten Holmes at the University of Surrey, UK [Now at Curtin Business School, Australia]

Summary

This paper describes a process of community engagement in Sheffield using the ‘Repertory Grid Technique’. This informed the development of ‘Burngreave Voices’: a community project run by Sheffield …

By | 16 March 2014 |