This archive contains past events run by the Centre of Cultural Value
Gateway to Eternity Exhibition, Wakefield Museum. Photo: Kyte Photography
19 October 2023
25 January 2023
Find out more about applying to the Centre for Cultural Value's Collaborate fund as an academic researcher.
5 October 2022
Join us to find out about our fund to support the development of new collaborative research projects between the cultural sector and academic researchers.
14 September 2022
4 May 2022
What’s the impact of cultural participation in later life, and how do we capture its value? In this event, hosted in partnership with Connecting Through Culture As We Age, we share the key findings from our latest research digest.
9 December 2021
Are you an academic researcher based in the UK? Interested in applying to the Collaborate fund? Then this event could be for you!
17 November 2021
A two day online conference sharing and discussing insights from our national Covid-19 research programme.
13 October 2021
Join us as we introduce our cultural evaluation principles, which have been co-created over the last year working with a group of cultural professionals. The principles are a sharing of ideas to inform how evaluation is carried out and used within the sector. They are very much the start of a conversation and they will evolve in response to feedback over the next year.
12 October 2021
Interested in applying for Collaborate? Join us to find out more about this new fund to support the development of collaborative research projects between the cultural sector and academic researchers.
12 October 2021
Interested in applying for Collaborate? Join us to find out more about this new fund to support the development of collaborative research.
5 October 2021
Interested in applying for Collaborate? Join us to find out more about our new fund to support new research collaborations.
Fun Palaces. Photo: Roswitha Chesher
9 September 2021
Everyday creativity challenges the idea that art is only something that artists do by exploring the many and diverse creative and cultural activities that people do at home or in their community. But how do we capture the value of everyday creativity and the difference it makes to people and communities?
18 June 2021
How have cultural organisations responded and adapted to the Covid crisis? What new ways of working have emerged as a result? Join us on 18 June for the second webinar from our major research programme examining the impact of Covid-19 on the cultural sector.
Still from We Are All Artists, an Artlink West Yorkshire film by Sally Molineaux
13 May 2021
In this interactive workshop, you'll help us refine the scope of our next research review about the cultural participation of older people, with a focus on community and connection. Within this we are anticipating exploring themes such as loneliness, isolation, resilience and wellbeing, but this will be shaped and refined with your input.
12 March 2021
Early evidence shows that Covid-19 is exacerbating existing inequalities in the cultural sector. Is the pandemic the catalyst the sector needs to build a more equal future? What questions should we be asking and how can we accelerate the pace of change?
13 November 2020
How does online engagement change the way we value culture? What can we learn from organisations that have found ways to engage with audiences and the community with and without using digital engagement, and what is emerging research telling us about new ways of creating value?
12 November 2020
How can we better recognise, acknowledge and learn from failure? This interactive session will share findings from the FailSpace project and invite you to propose ways in which the cultural sector can have more honest conversations about its failure.
11 November 2020
This session will share learning and insights from a range of guest contributors on using research and evidence to shape policy change. You'll also get a chance to share your experiences and learning.
10 November 2020
Facilitated by two of Pilot Theatre’s Young Creatives, this interactive online workshop will explore the role of young people as decision-makers and evaluators in the activities of cultural organisations.
9 November 2020
Join us for an interactive workshop and feed your ideas into the co-creation of a set of evaluation principles that could underpin the evaluation of cultural projects in the future.
6 November 2020
Join us for an interactive workshop where we share the introductory stages of our research in this area and invite you to feed in your ideas so we can collectively identify the strengths, challenges and knowledge gaps in practice and research.
5 November 2020
Why do we evaluate our work and who do we do it for? Is it to meet the expectations of funders and stakeholders or to assess a project’s success and capture the difference it makes? Are we missing a trick if we don’t use evaluation as an opportunity to enhance our practice and deepen our learning and critical reflection skills?
4 November 2020
Join us to explore the evidence surrounding culture on referral programmes. We present the findings from our recent review of research into culture on referral, followed by a discussion to debate the findings and reflect on what this means for practice and policy.
4 November 2020
How do you create opportunities for cultural participation in communities through a global pandemic? Join our contributors to hear what they have learnt during this time and how they might have done things differently, so we can gain insights into how we can understand cultural value in the future.
3 November 2020
How do you know the cultural value of your work? Join us to discuss what value research can bring to your creative practice and find out how the Centre for Cultural Value can support you to develop your own research project.
2 November 2020
Does everyone place a value on culture and if so, do they value it in the same way? And do people get the opportunity to engage in what they value most? Join our contributors to discuss how can we step outside the norm and reshape what cultural value looks like.