EPISODE 4 – BEFORE THE LAUNCH, CURATION BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Creating anticipation and excitement around new exhibitions is an important part of arts marketing. But how do we go about doing this before our organisation is established? This week, Lucy chats to Benedict Schlepper-Connolly from Museum of Literature Ireland about the collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and University College Dublin. Benedict dives into the branding and identity process of MoLI as well as offering listeners an insight into some of the challenges MoLI faced and is now facing since opening its doors in September 2019.
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Museum of Literature Ireland as the new home for the world’s greatest storytellers.
- Creating a brand and an identity for a cultural organisation to audiences before opening to the public.
- Challenges and barriers facing new cultural organisations today.
- RadioMoLI, MoLI’s inhouse digital radio station.
About Our Guest
Digital Curator and Media Manager, MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland)
A professional musician, Benedict is a composer and producer from Dublin, moving between a variety of forms, including chamber music, choral writing, orchestral work, songwriting, and more. As a digital curator, Benedict produces RadioMoLI – an internet radio station for Irish literature featuring new commissioned writing, discussion, interviews, radio plays, documentary and more in a 24/7 digital broadcast. Benedict also looks into how to adapt MoLI’s exhibitions for digital audiences.
EPISODE 5 – 4 KEY ELEMENTS TO UNDERSTANDING HOW CRM CAN WORK FOR YOUR ORGANISATION
This week’s The Arts & Everything In Between Podcast (episode 5), Nick will be chatting to Nick Kime, Tech Champion at the Digital Culture Network, about all things CRM and what questions you need to ask yourself before looking for a new system. Nick will go through his checklist for implementing digital strategies to help you best formulate your organisation’s digital approach using data as your guide.
EPISODE 3 – INSIDE LIVERPOOL’S ROYAL COURT
What makes one of the largest production houses in the UK tick? This week Nick chats to Iain Christie from Liverpool’s Royal Court and learns how they have managed to break down barriers between themselves and their audiences and used that engagement (plus some other unique strategies) to maximise revenue. Iain also shares how Liverpool’s Royal Court planned and executed the theatre’s most recent major redevelopment work.