Political insider Tom Baldwin shares worrying insights from behind the curtain of power, and warns that we are in danger of pressing ‘delete’ on liberal democracy altogether.
Videos & Audio
Political failure is a failure of the imagination. Journalist and author George Monbiot joins us to tell the new political story we’ve been missing.
The winners of the UK’s most prestigious awards for political writing are revealed, celebrating the best of this year’s books, journalism and innovative reporting on social issues.
Should you really be shocked by the Facebook revelations? Author and Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, Jamie Bartlett argues that our fragile political system is being threatened by the digital revolutio ...
How do young people engage in social action, and why? Our report explores what encourages young people to take action and why it is of benefit for them and their communities.
Learning About Culture is the RSA’s largest ever programme of action research in education.
Download our resource which outlines the key elements of Creative Gatherings and offers guidance on how to put one together; especially relevant to anyone with a professional or voluntary interest in civic action.
The Arts and Social Change Evaluation closes this strand of the 3 year Citizen Power Peterborough programme of work across the city.
Articles & Blogs
18th September 2018
"Creativity enables people to think in a novel manner, whereas intelligence in a logical manner”. Does it imply that creativity lacks logic and both notions are mutually exclusive? In her blog, Alla Tkachuh FRSA explores ...
17th September 2018
Alla Tkachuk FRSA is the founder of the creativity training in Africa programme MASK. In her blog, she tells us more about it.
14th September 2018
What is the 'intellectual dark web' and what do its members really believe?
13th September 2018
Arts and health organisation, Arc, and FRSAs at Manchester Art Gallery have come together to exhibit a stunning and immersive visual arts installation within a geodesic dome in the Clore Art Studio this September. Fellows ...
The theme of Arts and Society emerged in 2010 alongside the Arts and Social Change programme in Citizen Power Peterborough which explored the role of the arts and creative practice in creating new connections between people ...
- Fellow Project
An interactive ‘culture map’ of Bedfordshire aiming to increase the number of young people accessing cultural activities.
- Fellow Project
A four day arts event designed to bring a new lease of creativity into the city and prove the need for a permanent contemporary artspace in Bath.
The Citizen Power Peterborough projects, Arts and Social Change, is strengthening networks and deepening attachment to the place through participation in the arts
Thursday 20th September 2018 at 13:00
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
Journalist and author Ian Kearns warns of the dangers faced by a European Union on the brink of collapse – and issues a call to action to defend peace and progress in Europe.
- Fellow Event
Monday 24th September 2018 at 18:30
Romney Room, RSA House, London
The FAN (Fellows’ Artists Network) Film Night is in its third year and has proved to be a successful event.
- Fellow Event
Wednesday 5th September 2018
Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling
We are launching a Stirling Fellows’ group on Wednesday September 5 at 6pm. Jane Cameron, Curator of Art at the University of Stirling will give a talk on the University’s art collection and how it formed an integral part ...
Thursday 4th October 2018 at 18:00
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
How can charities maximise their benefit to society and inspire public trust? Chair of the Charity Commission, Baroness Stowell, unveils her ambitions for the third sector in this exclusive RSA address.