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AIM publishes DC Research study on impact of museum charging

AIM commissioned the study, ‘Taking Charge: evaluating the evidence’, and its accompanying guide for people running museums ‘Successfully Setting Admissions Policy and Pricing’ from DC Research, in partnership with Arts Council England and the Welsh Government. The aim of the research was to understand the experience of museums that have moved from free admission to charging, or vice versa, or Continue Reading...

Evaluation of HLF’s Collecting Cultures Programme

DC Research are delighted to have been appointed by the Heritage Lottery Fund to deliver an Evaluation of the Collecting Cultures Programme. Collecting Cultures Grants totalling £5.1m were awarded in September 2014 to 23 museums, libraries and archives, ranging from £50,000 to £500,000 and totalling £5.1m as part of a new programme of strategic collecting and public engagement projects running Continue Reading...

Media coverage of ‘Poppies: Weeping Window at Woodhorn’ installation

DC Research’s report on The Economic Impact Assessment of the Poppies: Weeping Window at Woodhorn installation on behalf of Woodhorn Charitable Trust recently received media coverage. The study assessed the additional economic impact of the Weeping Window at Woodhorn exhibition, which was on display at Woodhorn in Northumberland between September and November 2015. BBC News and ChronicleLive both ran stories Continue Reading...