Keyword: innovation

To indirectly support innovation, museums should concentrate on their core mission

This research was conducted by Chiara Dalle Nogare and Monika Murzyn-Kupisz at the University of Brescia, Italy and Jagiellonian University, Poland

Summary

Fostering innovation is not usually a stated goal of museums. However, it is increasingly common for museums and galleries to be categorised within the broader ‘cultural and creative industries …

Artists can be public sector intrapreneurs

This research was conducted by Jessica Sherrod Hale and Joanna Woronkowicz at Indiana University Bloomington, USA

Summary

Artistic residencies are one way in which organisations can bring about fresh thinking and innovation. This paper describes the results of an experiment which tested whether ‘artists act as intrapreneurs’ by ‘solving a novel …

Using dance to bring about innovation

This research was conducted by Nina Bosic Yams at Mälardalen University, Sweden

Summary

This paper describes an attempt to inculcate innovative thinking and innovative practices through the use of contemporary dance and choreography. The study took place within the bureaucracy of a Swedish municipality in 2014-15. At the core of the …

Understanding ‘place’ in arts-driven urban development

This research was conducted by Carl Grodach and three other people at Queensland University of Technology, Australia; University of Southern California and University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Summary

Do location factors such as affordable rent, neighbourhood aesthetics, and demographic diversity always predict the formation of artistic clusters in the United …

By | 24 March 2015 |

Instilling innovation: an economic defence of arts and crafts

This research was conducted by Rex LaMore and eight others at Michigan State University, USA

Summary

This study examined the artistic experiences of many scientific and technological innovators. Arts education and training can foster one’s ability to innovate – which the authors refer to as 'creative capacity' – in an economically significant …

By | 22 April 2014 |

Corporate sponsorship is about more than just marketing

This research was conducted by Roberta Comunian at the University of Southampton, UK [Now at King's College London]

Summary

This paper looked at the ways in which corporations benefited by investing in the arts, and found that art and culture are now a significant component in the commercial value chain …

By | 11 April 2014 |

When it comes to museum innovation, size matters

This research was conducted by Carmen Camarero, Mª José Garrido and Eva Vicente at the University of Valladolid, Spain

Summary

The paper presents the results of a study into the relationships between museum characteristics, innovation levels and performance. They found that larger museums were more likely to innovate in technology and …

By | 11 April 2014 |