Between 2015 and 2018 the Arts Council is funding two rounds of innovative research projects that will increase our knowledge and understanding about the impact of arts and culture
Art and culture give us joy, make us healthier, let us reflect and help us empathise.
The arts also bring benefits to our society, our culture, our education and our economy. From this page, you’ll find our research on the value of art and culture, as well as information about the development of a set of metrics to capture the quality of art and cultural work.
We have a programme of research exploring how publicly-funded cultural provision relates to the creative economy and the wider economy
Our research into understanding more about what people value about their cultural experiences.
Gathering information that shows where the impact of our work is felt
A collection of links to academic journals and research libraries which explore the value and impact of arts and culture to people and society
We work with the art and cultural sector to explore ways we can measure the value and impact of our investments