Arts Magnet was a digital development programme established in England’s North West region and ran from 2003-7.
Funded by ERDF and funded and commissioned by Arts Council England NW, Arts Magnet ran a programme of digital development for 7 organisations – Hallé, Contact Theatre, Grizedale Arts, Cornerhouse, Mid Pennine Arts, Bridgewater Hall, and Urbis).
In 2006, Arts Magnet audited the region’s (114) Regularly Funded Organisations in relation to IT and Digital Content. The first of it’s kind, many of the learnings from the Arts Magnet programme and the report led to the AmbITion:pilot .
Read Arts Magnet’s 2006 IT & Digital Content Audit Report, by Hannah Rudman & Morris Hargreaves McIntyre.