Measurement & Evaluation

AESOP Toolbox – Hover over the toolbox tab to get into the specifics of the research methodology, evidence and policy provided by AESOP, specifically for approaching arts’ activity with a social purpose.

Arts for health and wellbeing: an evaluation framework – A new document by Public Health England that provides effective ways to document and evaluate arts projects and programmes that seek to improve health and wellbeing.

Creative & Credible – A guide into evaluating arts & health projects. Just start scrolling down!

Inspiring Learning – A self-help improvement framework for museums, libraries and archives by MLA that supports organisations to:

  • Assess their strengths and plan improvements
  • Provide evidence of the impact of their activities through the generic learning and generic social outcomes
  • Improve their strategic and operational performance

Manchester Cultural Impacts toolkit – Manchester City Council Cultural Strategy Team commissioned Burns Owens Partnership, Ltd. to develop a toolkit for measuring the impact of culture in Manchester.

NEF Measuring Wellbeing handbook – A short handbook on measuring well-being from the Centre for Wellbeing at the New Economics Foundation – designed primarily for voluntary organisations and community groups delivering projects and services, to help them kick-start the process of measuring wellbeing outcomes.

UCL Museum Wellbeing Measures toolkit – Developed and validated with 20 museums and galleries across the UK and 250 participants.