Tag Archives: Evaluation

Arts Incubator Evaluation Variables

[In this post, I share an excerpt from the conclusion of my study on value creation in and evaluation of arts incubators.] When I began my research on arts incubators as the financial crisis was waning in 2012, it appeared … Continue reading

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Begin with the Middle in Mind

I was recently turned on to David Grant’s “Social Profit Handbook” by the arts program director at the Tremaine Foundation, which supports some of the research we’re doing in field-based arts business training. The premise is deceptively simple, an organization … Continue reading

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Open-ended Questions

Over the last several years, as I’ve undertaken a program of retraining to support a social scientific approach to research on arts entrepreneurship and evaluation, the importance of “the research question” has been emphasized – drilled into me – by … Continue reading

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Issues of Outcomes and Measurement

After reading Ian David Moss’s critique of the “creative placemaking” logic model (or lack thereof) I couldn’t resist doing a little research so that I could better understand the issue.  After looking at the roots of creative placemaking in public … Continue reading

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