Bennett, E. and McKay, G. (2019) From brass band to buskers: Street music in the UK. Norwich: AHRC/ University of East Anglia. This report aims to chart and critically examine available writing about the historical and contemporary presence of street music in the cultural landscape and our shared public spaces, drawing on both academic and ‘grey’/cultural policy literature in the field.
The Canada dance mapping study aims to identify, quantify and describe the ecology, economy and environment of dance in Canada. On this site, it is possible to access to interactive dance map, statistics and survey about it and relevant bibliography, including the role of dance in the life of Canadians.
Morris, F. and White, J. (2017) Creating a Digital Policy and Plan. London: The Space. This site is related to training on the development of a digital policy for National Portfolio Organisations by The Space. The power point presentation slides provide a record of the training session and the case studies are available on the site.
The City of London developed Area Enhancement Strategies for improving the streets and public spaces in the Square Mile. These strategies focus on sustainable growth and consultation with stakeholders and reflect the City and Mayor of London planning and transportation policies.
The Arts Development Company is a web site that provides a variety of resources to help artists make a living out of their work/ arts organisations deliver projects and support artists.
Nisbett, M and Doeser, J. (2017) The art of soft power: A study of cultural diplomacy at the UN office in Geneva. London: Kings College. This study on the use soft power at the UN Office in Geneva is based on research report on cultural diplomacy. It shows how diplomats use art and culture in the service of soft power.
Gordon-Nesbitt, R. (2012) Value, Measure, Sustainability. London: Common Practice. This report aims to map the range of knowledge- and skills- focused professional development programmes currently offered by arts organisations across the United Kingdom.
Matarosso, F. (2019) A restless art. London: Central Books. This report provides a modern-day snapshot of innovative practice from around the world, and sets out an argument for the value of participatory and community art.
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2017) Sharing the stage: Policy, practise and quality seminar report London: CGF. This report outlines the results of the policy and practice seminar on ‘working with and influencing the mainstream, which aims to find ways to influence change in the short and long term, so that more inclusive models of practice can be developed.
AMA Culturehive is a free online resource library for culture professionals. Run by the Arts Marketing Association, it is an archive of everything produced, including older materials from Demos, Mission Models & Money.
Council of Europe (2005) Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. This site offers Details of Treaty No.199 that emphasise the important aspects of heritage as they relate to human rights and democracy. It promotes a wider understanding of heritage and its relationship to communities and society.