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Working Group with Dr. Steven Hadley

March 11 2022, 2-3:30pm EST

Audience Development and Cultural Policy: Book and Presentation by Dr. Steven Hadley

The session focused on Dr. Hadley's new book Audience Development and Cultural Policy, published by Palgrave MacMillan which explores the relationship between audiences and the arts in relation to cutural policy and the arts market.

Steven Hadley is an academic, consultant and researcher working internationally in arts management, cultural policy and audience engagement. He is currently a Research Fellow at National University of Ireland Galway and Visiting Lecturer at Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Germany) and has held research posts at the universities of Sheffield, Bradford, and Leeds. Steven is an Associate Consultant with The Audience Agency and sits on the Steering Committee of the Cultural Research Network and the Editorial Boards of both Arts and the Market and the European Journal of Cultural Management and Policy. He is Policy & Reviews Editor for Cultural Trends.

Steven has lectured, taught and delivered training in over twenty countries worldwide and works as a consultant for a wide range of cultural organisations. His recent published work has focussed on cultural democracy and audience engagement.

Participants were asked to read the first chapter of the book for the session.

Presented over Zoom.

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