Art of Devolution

Activity: Participating in or organising event(s)Organising a conference, workshop, exhibition, performance, inquiry, course etcResearch


A day conference to bring together arts and cultural sector leaders, policy stakeholders and makers and researchers to consider the potential impact of devolution and the Northern Powerhouse initiative on arts and cultural policy in the North. Attended by over 100 delegates, and featuring speakers from a range of organisations and also from the University of Manchester division of Art History, Music and Drama.. This event was funded through Social Responsibility funding and SALC Community Engagement funding, and was documented through video and social media reporting.
Period14 Jun 2016
Event typeConference
LocationManchester, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • cultural policy
  • Devolution
  • regional strategy
  • engagement
  • economic development

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Policy@Manchester
  • Manchester Urban Institute