What’s up with us? Here’s a mix of tweets and news posts from across our practice. If you want to get specific, use the “show only” button below.

Human-centered research, arts & culture style Tanya Treptow, PhD
January 02, 2020

At Slover Linett, our team includes social scientists and strategists from a wide range of disciplines, such as psychology, anthropology, public policy, human-centered design, and arts administration. Because of our kaleidoscope of backgrounds, we get to push each other to think creatively about unusual combinations of research methods to meet our cultural clients’ goals.

New folk music research + cool conference alerts: Slover Linett December news Team Slover Linett
December 18, 2019

We’re delighted to announce the publication of new findings about an art-form we love but haven’t had the opportunity to research before: folk music. Too often, the informal, vernacular arts fly below the radar of researchers, funders, and policymakers. But they’re as vital to culture and community as any classical tradition or formal arts institution. So we were excited to work with the talented team at Folk Alliance International…

Talking community engagement with future museum leaders Nancy Plaskett
December 09, 2019

I was honored to recently participate as a guest speaker, on behalf of Slover Linett Audience Research, during Meena Selvakumar’s Community Engagement course—where students develop an understanding of the theory and practice of community engagement to help museums become agents of change in their communities—as part of the University of Washington’s Museology program.

Stop worrying about “margin of error” – Worry about response rate Peter Linett
December 02, 2019

It’s political polling season, which means lots of media stories about methodological social-science questions that are usually way too wonky for public consumption. (I know, I lost you at “polling.”) But if you work in audience research, those stories can grab your attention…and not in a good way.

Seven tips for developing a staff survey Jen Benoit-Bryan, PhD
November 22, 2019

At Slover Linett, we focus most of our (formidable!) research chops on helping organizations connect more deeply with their audiences and communities. But sometimes we turn these skills inward to inform our own organizational learning and growth. For instance, staff surveys.

Overheard at Capacity Interactive’s #DMBC4Arts 2019 Ashley Ann Wolfe
October 29, 2019

I recently had the pleasure of joining hundreds of arts marketing professionals in New York City at Capacity Interactive’s annual Digital Marketing Bootcamp for the Arts. It was great catching up with clients and friends and working together to learn which digital strategies are best serving their organizations..

Slover Linett October News: new findings on science engagement + new clients and conferences Team Slover Linett
October 17, 2019

How do millenials connect to science? How does it fit into their lives and priorities? Check out the summary of our study for the National Academy of Sciences.

Columbus who? Considering the narrative on Indigenous Peoples’ Day Ashley Ann Wolfe
October 11, 2019

Since 1937, the United States has recognized the second Monday in October as Columbus Day, honoring the man who, in 1492, sailed the ocean blue and “discovered” America. Pop quiz! Can you name his ships? If you answered yes, you were likely taught about the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria in grade school like most who came up through the American school system. But what was probably omitted in this selective education…

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Growing our team…and looking outside the box: Two great positions open | Slover Linett


We are kicking off the new year with growth in mind & are excited to announce the openings for a Researcher & a Research Coordinator at Slover Linett.

More info, including salary range & benefit details, below:
#audienceresearch #Hiring

Growing our team…and looking outside the box: Two great positions open | Slover Linett


Reading eulogies to philosopher Roger Scruton. While admiring his passion for the #arts, let's also say a permanent goodbye to his (& his generation of conservative critics') claim that #classicalmusic & the Western tradition have unique access to transcendance, greatness, value.

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