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The latest news and upcoming events from The Visitor Studies Group (VSG). To find out more or make a booking please see the events posted below.

#VSGConf19 – Call for Papers

We are delighted to open up submissions for our 2019 conference: “Visitor studies: reflecting the wider world, advocating for change?” Taking place March 7th and 8th at the National Gallery London, we are looking for sessions that explore, interrogate and understand how emerging trends – especially those borne from audience research both within and outside theMore

2021 Virtual Event Series Programme

Join us for a Visitor Studies Group conference with a twist! For 2021 we have created an online event series taking place throughout May bringing together practitioners from the cultural sector and beyond to discuss a variety of themes. We want to explore, discuss, and discover different techniques that we have used in the pastMore

VSG MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME 2021-22: APPLY NOW

After a successful pilot of the Visitor Studies Group Mentorship Programme, we are pleased to announce that we are continuing this offer for 2021-22 to support emerging audience researchers and anyone who has had audience research responsibilities added to their role. First ideated by long-standing VSG members who want to give something back to theMore

WE’RE GROWING! VSG COMMITTEE OPPORTUNITY

The Visitor Studies Group is managed by a committee whose role is to: set the strategic direction for the Group oversee the annual programme of activities represent the Group professionally at conferences and workshops encourage partnership working with like-minded organisations within the UK and from overseas meet four times a year to ensure the needsMore

CALL FOR PROPOSALS! VSG 2022 CONFERENCE

VISITOR STUDIES GROUP CONFERENCE 2022 Evaluation challenges: From troubles to triumphs and everything in between  Thursday 12 & Friday 13 May 2022, 9am – 5pm ISH Venues , 1 Park Crescent, London W1B 1SH The topic of our 2022 conference is Evaluation challenges.  Over two days, we will explore, discuss and share stories around challenges we faceMore

EARLYBIRD TICKETS NOW AVAILABILE! VSG 2022 CONFERENCE

Thursday 12 & Friday 13 May 2022, 9am – 5pm ISH Venues , 1 Park Crescent, London W1B 1SH Tickets now available on our Eventbrite site. SEE FULL PROGRAMME! 20% OFF TICKETS UNTIL 11 APRIL USING CODE: EARLYBIRD20 The topic of our 2022 conference is Evaluation challenges.  Over two days, we will explore, discuss and share stories around challenges we face inMore

Visitor Studies Group Coordinator

Freelance Appointment Fixed annual fee of £5,000 pro-rata, with separate expenses About the role This is a freelance appointment and can be based anywhere in the United Kingdom. The Visitor Studies Group (VSG) is a dedicated community of visitor studies professionals working in the UK cultural and heritage sectors. As a membership organisation, we seek to promote dialogue, facilitate debateMore

Conference programme announced!

The full programme  for the Visitor Studies Group’s 2017 conference, ”Measuring up”: ways of capturing social value and more intangible outcomes’ is available to view now. We think this is one of our most exciting programmes yet, featuring speakers from a diverse range of organisations and institutions both within and outside of the heritage sector. A sample ofMore

Conference 2017 – poster session

Do you have recent work relevant to our 2017 theme that you would like to share at our conference? Why not sign up to our poster session?  At the end of day one we will be gathering for a glass of wine at which point there will be an opportunity for delegates to look at theMore

Social event in London!

Join VSG committee members to catch up on all things visitor studies over a drink or two.  Find out what others are up to and share questions, thoughts and experiences on research and evaluation, or anything else that’s on your mind.  Plus we’ll be chatting about our 2017 conference theme, hot off the press! When:More