Planning

Information and advice for strategy and planning.

Planning

Planning

Staff & Volunteers

It is important to take time to explain the rationale of your project, and to introduce staff and volunteers to the artists.

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Planning

Strategy & Planning

Allow plenty of time to establish strategy and planning, before going ahead with a project.

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Planning

Project Planning Checklist: Roles & Responsibilities

A checklist for planning project roles and responsibilities, such as responsibilities for a curator, project manager, and technician.

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Planning

Project Planning Checklist: for Arts Organisations

A checklist for arts organisations when planning arts and heritage projects.

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Planning

Project Planning Checklist: for Heritage Organisations

A checklist for heritage organisations when planning arts and heritage projects.

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Evaluation

Project Evaluation

Evaluation is key to demonstrating a project’s success or where it needs improving.

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Planning

Resources & Responsibilities

It is important to identify all resources and responsibilities for any project at an early stage, to ensure there is no cash shortfall or lack of staff expertise.

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Installation & Challenges

A checklist for project installation, which should be discussed at an early stage of project development and any particular issues identified in the artist’s brief.

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Marketing & Audience

How to find the Appropriate Artist(s)

Methodologies that could be adopted for selecting an artist if your organisation doesn’t include an experienced member of staff with the expertise and knowledge of how to find an artist.

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Marketing & Audience

Tailoring A Visual Arts Offer To Families

There is a range of resources to enable engagement of family audiences with the arts.

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Planning

Writing a Contract

A template of a Contract for an organisation looking to commission an artist.

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Risk Register

Guidance on how to measure potential project risks as an organisation or a commissioner.

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Principles of Engagement

This resource sets out principles of engagement for your organisation to consider, for the presentation and commissioning of visual art in heritage contexts in both the heritage and arts sectors.

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Marketing & Audience

Writing an Artist Brief

Examples and templates to help you write an Artist Brief.

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Writing an Arts Policy

An Arts Policy is a useful way of describing your ambitions and vision for commissioning contemporary artists, and how you are going to achieve this.

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Writing an Artist Proposal

A resource for artists when submitting an Expression of Interest of Proposal to a museum brief.

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Budget Planning

A useful budget checklist for planning an artist commission.

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