This page contains a listing of resources that have come to CDN’s attention, that we think might be useful for our readers. It is continually growing, and we welcome submissions.
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Conference Presentation: ‘Community Cultural Development Frameworks’ by Jade Lillie (Footscray Community Arts Centre) and Steph Vajda (Ferment Collaborate) People and the Planet Conference, Global Cities Research Institute, RMIT University, July 2013
Ann Markusen is Director of the Arts Economy Initiative and the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and Principal of Markusen Economic Research.
Report: ‘Creativity is essential to the success and fulfilment of young people.’ Arts Council of Wales, 2013
Discussion Paper: ‘Cultural and Creative Activity Satellite Accounts’, Australia Bureau of Statistics, Australia, 2013
This discussion paper presents the findings of a study on the feasibility of producing cultural and creative activity satellite accounts for Australia.
CDN Ebulletin Article: ‘Creating Creative Communities and Cultural Places’, Bec Cole, Wyndham City Council. Oct 2013
Cultural planning in a local government context is not an easy task. The consultation process needs to be thorough and as a result can be lengthy. This month we are feature an article from Bec Cole describing the recent cultural planning process that was undertaken by the Wyndham City Council. Bec begins her article: ‘Embarking on a new strategy, plan or policy is never an easy undertaking. Cultural Planning is particularly fraught as the first conversation is usually the one about defining what cultural development actually is – what is in the scope and what is not.’ She outlines the key areas, processes, benefits and difficulties associated with local government cultural planning. Read further Creating Creative Communities and Cultural Places article
Report. ‘The Economic Contribution of Culture’, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australia June 2013. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released a discussion paper about measuring the economic contribution of cultural and creative activity in Australia. The paper is an outcome of a feasibility study commissioned by the Meeting of Cultural Ministers Statistics Working Group, supporting a national program of cultural data collection, research and analysis, in partnership with the ABS.
‘Arts and culture to be included in ONS well-being measures’ Michael Quinn, The Stage News, UK, June 10, 2013
Article. ‘Arts and culture to be included in ONS well-being measures’ Michael Quinn, The Stage News, UK, June 10, 2013. The Office for National Statistics is to use responses from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s Taking Part Survey – which details consumption of and participation in the arts and culture – in response to public demand for their inclusion in the Measuring Well-being Programme.
‘Municipal Cultural Planning: A Toolkit for Ontario Municipalities’, Municipal Cultural Planning Incorporated, Ontorio, Canada, 2011
Guide. ‘Municipal Cultural Planning: A Toolkit for Ontario Municipalities’, Municipal Cultural Planning Incorporated, Ontorio, Canada, 2011. This Toolkit was developed to provide municipal staff and Council with an introduction to MCP, its key concepts and practices.
Report. ‘Understanding Disabled People as Audiences 2012-13′, Shape Arts Council, England, 2013. This is Shape’s first annual report looking at audience behaviour and audience development in 2012-13, within the context of Shape’s Audiences services. The aim of this report is to help organisations better understand disabled people as audiences, the barriers they may face and how they access the sector.
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