Culture Track 2017 Reports

New behaviours are driving digital engagement, loyalty, and giving. Measuring, proving, and articulating social impact has never been more important in the eyes of cultural consumers. Released in: a top-line deck, a top-line report, a supporting data document containing over two hundred graphs, and the raw data tables.

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Creative City Network Cultural Planning Toolkit

A guide for the process of cultural planning in a community. It includes an adaptable model and practical checklists for navigating and charting progress. Background material and additional details are provided on a companion website.

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A Model Succession Process: Vancouver International Writers Festival

Analysis of the process that the Vancouver International Writers Festival used in planning and implementing the succession of its founding artistic director. Describes that procession in detail so that other cultural organizations might use it as a model. 

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Arts & IT: Technology Adoption and Implementation in Arts Organizations

Examines how organizations use, implement and plan for technology. The report finds that two areas of greatest difficulty regarding technology implementation among arts organizations are "building/maintaining technology infrastructure and writing grants for technology."

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Inside, Outside, Beyond: Artistic Leadership for Contradictory Times

Recommended reading: This Bluecoat initiative articulates the need for support of existing + emerging arts leaders and sets out “a simple framework for artistic leadership in the future, one which can be used to develop ways of working, organisations and networks which can be adaptive and resilient and which can produce the kind of rich cultural value desired.” Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts and the UK's oldest arts centre.

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