Keyword: gallery

The factors that determine attendance at museums and historic sites across Europe

This research was conducted by Martin Falk and Tally Katz-Gerro at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research and the University of Haifa, Israel

Summary

This paper looked at data on 350,000 people in 24 EU countries. The researchers found that household income, education, employment status and nationality made a difference ...
By | 22 November 2018 |

How a school museum visit helps create cultural equality

This research was conducted by Brian Kisida, Jay P. Greene and Daniel H. Bowen at the University of Arkansas and the University of Houston, USA.

Summary

Cultural capital comprises the set non-economic resources that are at one’s disposal through life (things like language and accent, dress sense, etc) and that ...

By | 24 July 2017 |

The success of art galleries: a matter of innovation and information

This research was conducted by Aloys Prinz, Jan Piening and Thomas Ehrmann at the University of Muenster, Germany

Summary

What process determines the fact that the art market is dominated by a few very successful and influential galleries? The key finding of this study is that innovation and information flows are ...

By | 11 February 2016 |

Living near museums and galleries is important for overall cultural engagement

This research was conducted by Orian Brook at the University of Stirling, UK

Summary

A great deal of research has shown how cultural engagement is shaped by education, social class and ethnicity. However, much less attention has been given to the accessibility and appeal of cultural facilities themselves. This paper used ...

By | 1 February 2016 |

Social interaction in a gallery shapes our reception to art

This research was conducted by Dirk vom Lehn at King's College London, UK

Summary

This paper is primarily about the potential of audio-visual recording as a tool to understand the reactions that people have when encountering art in a museum. But there are useful findings that can help inform our ...

By | 10 April 2014 |

Taking art online reaches a new audience and enhances the user experience

This research was conducted by Hasan Bakhshi and David Throsby at the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, UK and Macquarie University, Australia

Summary

This paper sets out a conceptual framework for understanding how new technologies are changing the way in which cultural organisations work. The research used this ...

By | 20 March 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 |