The Lost Pagodas - Artists talk with Geraldine Pilgrim

The Lost Pagodas - Artists talk with Geraldine Pilgrim

Artist Geraldine Pilgrim€™s evocative installations create a contemporary dialogue with historic sites. She has created four unique pagodas especially for Pavilion Contemporary, the annual contemporary commission. sam-culture is organising an artist event and an audience development campaign linking heritage and contemporary interests.

Digital innovation - audiences and attitudes

Digital innovation - audiences and attitudes

Brighton Digital Festival 2012

Brighton Digital Festival showcases digital innovation in the City in a programme of high level seminars, international conferences, open studios, performances, events, exhibitions, an education programme and participatory activities for families and young people.  sam-culture researched the audience profile and attender experience at a representative sample of events.

Client: Wired Sussex / Brighton Digital Festival 2012

BIBA and Beyond at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

BIBA and Beyond at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Biba and Beyond

Biba transformed the style of a generation and the world of fashion. Brighton Museum€™s major new exhibition is an outstanding opportunity for the museum to break all its records for attendance. sam-culture€™s market development support includes business cultivation events and sector-specific marketing campaigns.  

Client: Brighton Museum & Art Gallery


Key Performance Indicators: Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is essentially a place of worship but it is also a major player in the city€™s economic, cultural and social life and a major heritage asset. Constructing a set of key performance indicators enables the organisation to assess its effectiveness and measure its progress; identify potential benchmarks and define best options for audience development.

Our innovative market segmentation defines user requirements by sacred and secular needs.                                                                                 

Client: Winchester Cathedral

Heritage Alliance:  Discover Explore

Heritage Alliance: Discover Explore

Discover Explore is an innovative online and offline exploration, providing access to new technological resources for heritage sites to engage audiences in imaginative ways and add value to their existing activities. Our evaluation of the impacts of the pilot phases in The Great Glen and Lee Valley and testing user response provided evidence of need to inform Heritage Alliance€™s HLF bid.

Client: The Heritage Alliance

MK Summer of Culture

MK Summer of Culture

Economic Impact of culture in Milton Keynes

Assessing the economic, cultural and community impacts of a collaborative partnership between Milton Keynes Council and its cultural sector, the study quantified the value of MK Summer of Culture to the city and to stakeholders. 

This wide ranging impact study also analysed audience engagement and perceptions, supported by evidence and data to inform future joint working.

Part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

In association with Ian Parkes; SOA Development    

Client: Milton Keynes Council