To celebrate the end of an insightful week of workshops, networks and rich discussions Matt Lehrman gave a rousing talk on The Imperative of Innovation to wrap up The Learning Week.
This episode is an exclusive live recording from our series of Learning Week events. Matt is a globally recognised audience development expert, motivator and strategist. You’ll hear Matt’s talk The Imperative of Innovation, which focused on what audiences want from arts organisations.
What is the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD16)? And how can this tool can be used by arts and culture organisations to understand the communities they operate in, their current reach, and potential targets for programme planning and audience development?
Matt Lehman’s visit left us with some serious food for thought. Get a taste for what was discussed and plan ahead together.
The words vary, but the core of the question is: “Who cares about the kind of work we do?” Matt Lehrman’s self quiz will help arts organisations explore their own relevance.
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Accessing really good quality, reliable information about the population around your organisation or venue is not as difficult as you might think.
Are links between social class & education success affecting your audience? Try our resources to help you reach out… https://t.co/8lUYUUAcJcFollow us on Twitter
Culture Republic Population Profiles are a series of six practical fact files, designed for anyone involved in marketing, programming or producing work for Scottish audiences.
The biggest mistake you can make is to think of that audience as a single entity. They don’t share the same motivations, preferences or priorities.
Last year Edinburgh Playhouse started using their The Boards restaurant area as a regular Fringe venue during the festival. We worked with them to identify what impact this had.The research showed that it is possible to attract an entirely new audience for events.
There are over six hundred thousand families with children living in Scotland and many of them are looking for positive, enriching family experiences that they can share.
Get some digital skills and drills that will hopefully send shock-waves through your social media channels and set up your organisation in flashing neon lights. Has your Facebook engagement dropped? Wondering how you can better engage with your fans? Look no further, help is at hand!
The December Culture Republic podcast looks at audiences who are experiencing social exclusion in Scotland and the arts organisations that are working to serve them. This episode features interviews with Rob Gallagher of Impact Arts and Kate Wimpress of North Edinburgh Arts.
The Culture Republic podcast brings you the voices of the learning and engagement professionals, marketers and artistic directors who are building meaningful connections with audiences across the country.
As part of the Visual Art Scotland Pilot Project, Culture Republic are piloting an audience survey. It will allow participating organisations to compare their audiences with peers in Scotland and across the UK at the touch of a button. Because surveys will be administered by each organisations’ own Front of House staff or volunteers Culture Republic have produced this series of training videos for all participants on collection methodology and sampling.
The Learning Week series is an opportunity to open up to fresh ways of thinking from global audience development expert Matt Lehrman.
Glasgow Film Theatre is doing a great job of making themselves more accessible to a wide range of audiences. We worked with them to evaluate the success and reach of their existing access and equalities measures and to scope further audience groups with potential for increased engagement.
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At September’s #1stWed, Jodie Wilkinson, drew from her experience as Glasgow Film’s Public Engagement Coordinator and shed some light on how to pro-actively overcome equality, diversity and access challenges in the arts and culture in Scotland. Here are some of the key points from her talk. What is equality? Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals […]
Deprivation happens when people or places face a series of problems including unemployment, poor education, low income, poor housing, high crime or ill health. These PDF fact files are designed to help you understand and connect with socially excluded audiences in Scotland.
On average, 1 in 5 of the Scottish population has a long-term activity limiting health issue or disability. If they can’t be counted amongst YOUR audience, then you’re missing out – and so are they. Download our PDF fact files to make sure that you have the facts at your fingertips in your work with disabled audiences.
It’s day 4 of our Learn from Us Week series. Today the topic is SEO Best Practice. You may be surprised to learn that you are already well on your way. Let us help you to understand SEO and how to streamline your own approach with confidence. What is SEO Engine Optimisation? Is the implementation of strategy and […]
In response to increasing demand, we’ve created the Event Evaluation 360 package: an affordable four-part research solution developed with the specific needs of Scotland’s events and festival producers in mind.
When the imperative for innovation is constant, how can you keep things fresh and still deliver on your content strategy? We’ve got tips.
The Collective Gallery’s move has transformed their audience profile, drawing in brand new audience segments and driving a vast increase in the overall visitor numbers.
March’s Culture Republic podcast looks at how the arts are connecting with Scotland’s racially and ethnically diverse communities. In this episode we speak with Barrowland Ballet, Glasgow Women’s Library and Bemis.
A blog on organisational change by Matt Lehrman, reproduced by kind permission. Matt reflects on how an arts organisation resists the “more of the same” mentality.
Culture Republic was invited to head up a session at The Space Day on Understanding Audiences. Watch Board Member Colan Mehaffey’s talk in our video from the day.
In the run-up to Matt’s trip across the pond next week, the audience expert shares his thoughts on his most challenging and inspirational projects and what he’s looking forward to about his visit to this side of the Atlantic. Are you looking forward to your visit to Scotland? Do you plan to visit any galleries, […]
We’ve combined data from the Scottish Household Survey, Scotland Census and TGI Surveys to create an interactive map that reveals at a glance the differences in demography and cultural engagement across Scotland’s 32 Local Authority areas.
Day 1 of our Learn from Us Week series. Today the topic is getting better with Google Analytics. How can your business change and change again fast with these top tips.