Transforming Organisation and Sector: SAMAG’s evolution post-pandemic
In the first in a SAMAG mini series on the theme of transformation and will look in particular at the driving force of data behind change.
Join Bianca Mulet of Patternmakers, Ben Grill, Founder of The Insights Grill, and longtime SAMAG Member Jacqueline Cosgrove to dissect, challenge and discuss what it takes for an organisation in the Australian arts sector to transform. Join us in first event in the SAMAG mini series on the theme of Transformation and will look in particular at the driving force of data behind change. This event will be online, to allow wider accessibility to members and the sector.
Once the survey results have come back in, what next? How can we keep our communities involved in the process of turning their feedback into action? How can we maintain the sincerity of a transformative process beyond a rebranding exercise?
The Pandemic has had a significant impact on the arts sector, leading to closures and job losses. However, it has also driven innovation and transformation as organisations adapt to the new reality and find ways to connect with audiences online and in person. Small membership-based organisations need to be flexible to navigate these changes successfully.
In a recent survey conducted by the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group (SAMAG), members and the sector emphasised the importance of listening to stakeholders and being open to new ideas. They highlighted the role of data in driving transformation and the need to embrace new approaches to stay relevant. However, the experts also emphasised the importance of maintaining sincerity and involving communities in the process of change.
As the arts sector continues to transform, organisations, Such as SAMAG must be willing to adapt to new circumstances and be open to change. The use of data and technology is likely to be a key driver of this transformation, but it is essential to remember that transformation is not just about surface-level changes. It requires a genuine commitment to listening to stakeholders and involving communities in the process of change to ensure that the sector remains vibrant and relevant in the years to come, and SAMAG invites you to come on the journey with us.
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