Award-winning comedian and broadcaster Robin Ince unites comedy and science in this hilarious, informative and touching exploration of the human condition.
Videos & Audio
Acclaimed social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores how we can create institutions and public spaces that foster viewpoint diversity and mutual understanding, and where people can civilly and constructively disagree.
LBC broadcaster and online talk show sensation, James O’Brien, shows how to dismantle small minds, expose falsehoods and conquer prejudice.
What does joy look like? Designer Ingrid Fetell Lee exposes the power of ordinary things to create extraordinary happiness, and shows us how to find joy in the world around us.
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
12th December 2018
"In resisting extremism, intolerance and xenophobia, the arts are one of our most important sources of integrity, authenticity, and truth."
16th November 2018
Want to know if claims about impact in the arts are trustworthy? Lessons and reflections from the first Cultural Learning Evidence Champions Network webinar.
5th November 2018
n Solomon-Kawall FRSA is a community activist and artist, opening up his own garden to educate the community about environmental issues, waste reduction and particularly litter.
1st November 2018
DIMENSIONS is an exhibition of art, craft, design and technology work by pupils in schools across the area of Sheffield. It brings together teachers, technicians, parents and pupils to celebrate their achievements.
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
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 13:00
The Steps, Rawthmells, RSA House
In conversation with International Artist & Activist, Salma Zulfiqar to mark International Day of Migration 2018.
- Fellow Event
Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 18:00
Floor Four, Ampersand Inventions, Newcastle
Join the RSA Newcastle Network for the December Christmas Creatives Connect Encounter.
Thursday 6th December 2018
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
As 2018 draws to a close, our panel of expert commentators, Bidisha, Hugo Rifkind, Catherine Mayer and Matthew Taylor, reflect on the political and cultural moments that have defined a tempestuous year.
Tuesday 4th December 2018
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia
The Benjamin Franklin Medal is one of the Society's two highest honors. The Benjamin Franklin Medal was instituted in 1956 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Franklin’s birth and the 200th anniversary of his membership ...