Case studies

Archives: Wigan and Leigh

Exploring the archive collections of local artists

Art360 Foundation

Supporting artists to build accessible archives and resilient legacy strategies

British Library

Developing new creative responses to digitised sound archives

Dorset History Centre

Using the archive of Dame Elizabeth Frink as a catalyst for collecting new artistic archives

Essex Record Office

Developing an artist-in-residence project

Hereford Cathedral

Using cathedral collections to inspire artistic responses

Newcastle University

Using archive collections and nature to develop research skills and inspire creativity

Royal Albert Hall

Establishing and using an archive at the heart of a performance venue

Royal Ballet School

Reconstructing a dance performance from historic choreographic notes

Suffolk Archives

Using archive resources to inspire an immersive theatre experience

Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Creating costume designs inspired by archive collections

University of Bristol Theatre Collection

Collecting theatre records at risk

West Sussex Record Office

Cataloguing and re-interpreting artworks created in art therapy sessions