Refugee Arts Networks: Extending the Frame

Written by Dr Szabolcs Musca  In November 2021, a group of academics, artists and activists gathered to ask: What are the strategies and challenges faced by refugee artists today? How can networks foster systemic change? How can we develop new frameworks driven by...

3D Scans of Cultural Organisations in Teaching, Learning and Cultural Engagement

Written by Dr Kostas ArvanitisSince June 2020, the Institute for Cultural Practices at The University of Manchester (UoM) have been working with museums, galleries and other cultural and heritage organisations in Greater Manchester to support their in-pandemic...

Stories of Discovery: Collaborative Engagement with the Peak District National Park

Stories of Discovery: Collaborative Engagement with the Peak District National Park

Written by Melanie Giles2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the opening of the UK’s first ever national park, located on Manchester’s doorstep in the Peak District. Long renowned as the green lungs of its surrounding cities, its peaty upland mires now form a vital part...

The UK Arts Sector After Brexit: A Series of Workshops and Reports for Knowledge Sharing and Policy Advising

The UK Arts Sector After Brexit: A Series of Workshops and Reports for Knowledge Sharing and Policy Advising

Written by Dr Charlotte Faucher The Creative Manchester-funded project was centered around two workshops, the first of which took place in February 2021 with 30 participants. The topic was ‘Where Are We Now? The Arts Sector Two Months after Brexit’. It was moderated...