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Social Inclusion

Social Inclusion

The arts can be a useful way to improve social inclusion among targeted groups. Research has found that working with Social Inclusion Partnerships (SIPs) and raising the profile of arts in communities can help increase the effectiveness of the arts as a method of social inclusion. Encouraging partnerships to help sustain these types of good practice is essential to the continue success of the arts in social inclusion work. This is an area that should continue to be examined by researchers and policy makers.

Centre for Cultural Policy Research

Arts Council England

  • The Art of Inclusion (2004) This report presents the findings of a three-year research project to explore inclusion in the arts.