Alan Brown Speaks About Audience Feedback and Artistic Reflection on the New Podcast "Theory of Creativity"
We are thrilled to share the first podcast in Patternmakers' new series, "Theory of Creativity." In this episode, Alan Brown joins Tandi Williams, Managing Director at Patternmakers and Wendy Were, Executive Director, Strategic Development and Advocacy at the Australia Council for a discussion of audience engagement, impact assessment, the role of arts funders and much more.

The Canada Council for the Arts Releases a New Qualitative Impact Framework Designed by WolfBrown and James Doeser
Across many developed economies, there is a drive to measure the impact generated by the arts. Governments wish to measure the impacts of their investments, funders seek to spend finite resources in the most appropriate ways, and artists and cultural organizations want to understand and maximize the impact of their work on communities. In late 2017, the Canada Council for the Arts contracted WolfBrown to develop a framework for measuring the intrinsic impacts generated by the Council’s funding.

December Issue of On Our Minds Features Alan Brown, Steven Holochwost, and Megan Friel
This issue features learnings from focus groups on music with coders, thoughts on making the case for arts education for children, and a reflection on an exhibition on Charles and Ray Eames.

Happy Holidays from WolfBrown
Season's greetings from all of us at WolfBrown! Once again, we asked the WolfBrown team to reflect on a particularly memorable cultural experience from the last year to share with our readers. From experiencing the arts through the eyes of children to seeing productions that spark conversations months later, you'll find just a few of the experiences that stood out in this holiday issue.

Happy holidays, and best wishes for a wonderful 2020!

November Issue of On Our Minds Features John Carnwath, Dr. Thomas Wolf, and Jane Culbert
This issue features a reflection on the City Museum, a discussion of the National Instrumentalist Mentoring and Advancement Network, and a consideration of the changes small regional organizations undergo as they grow.