Articles tagged ‘Highland and Islands Art’

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What do you know about your audience?

20 Feb 2012 in Artforms, Audience Development Blog, Blogs, Dance & Drama, Festival, Film, Gaelic, Heritage, Music, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing

My name is Sian and I like to hoard information. Often or not people are surprised at how excited I get about statistics, data and research information. It’s a genuine excitement as well, I often refer to myself as a bit of an information geek. The reason why I love cold hard statistical evidence is [...]

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Crowdfunding: A New Fundraising Approach

3 Feb 2012 in Artforms, Audience Development Blog, Blogs, Regions

‘It was the revolutionary fundraising model that swept Barack Obama to power – and it could help arts bodies in Britain stay in business.’ Are you constantly looking for the right funding route but coming up empty handed? Are you looking for alternative routes to fund your project that doesn’t rely on public bodies? Would [...]

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Cultural Engagement is on the Agenda

16 Dec 2011 in Artforms, Audience Development Blog, Blogs

The Scottish Government published its new National Performance Indicators this year, which are designed to measure progress towards the achievement of the Government’s purpose and national outcomes. 16 new outcomes were identified to deliver sustainable economic growth, of which Cultural Engagement is one. This is encouarging for the Cultural and Creative sector, as it enables us [...]

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This is it. This is Craft.

22 Jun 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

In recent years contemporary craft makers have been challenging our perceptions of what craft is, pushing the boundaries of traditional craftsmanship and emerging to represent a new, innovative and exciting artform. Jenny Deschenes, Laura West, Lucy Woodley and Daniel Kavanagh, four makers from across the Highlands and Islands, demonstrate in their joint exhibition Made It! the ingenuity, passion and creativity that contemporary craft is today.

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Screen Machine Needs Your Vote!

1 Jun 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

The Screenmachine mobile cinema is up for a National Lottery Award for 2010, but it needs you VOTE to make sure it wins! VOTE NOW!!!!!

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Tour of Scotland: Shetland

19 May 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

This part of the tour has taken me the farthest North I have been in Scotland and to a place I have always longed to visit; Shetland. To make the most out of the trip I decided to take 5 days to explore the island and deliver two workshops, one in Lerwick and one in Unst.

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eMarketing Music Special

5 May 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

A Web Marketing Music Special

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Promote Your Art

27 Apr 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

Are you an artist based in the Highlands and Islands? I invite you to be part of my Highlands and Islands Art Blog. Every month I’d like to change the Banner on my Blog to promote the great work, design and events that happen across the Highlands and Islands.

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The lay of the land

23 Apr 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs

Be part of a Highlands and Islands wide audience development survey!

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Tour of Scotland: Orkney Day 2

19 Apr 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

Day 2 in Orkney on the Web Marketing Workshop Tour of Scotland.

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