Digital Culture Compass Dev

Helping cultural organisations approach, assess and improve your digital activities.

Getting started

The Digital Culture Compass is a free toolkit to help arts, culture and heritage organisations plan how to use digital technology in your activities. Want to know how to use the Compass and who it’s for?



Looking to inspire digital change?
To understand why digital is relevant to your organisation and its values, read the Digital Charter. Its eight principles underpin the other Compass areas. Could your organisation adopt these principles?

Read Charter


Only got an hour?
The Approach Wayfinder and the Capabilities Wayfinder help you to consider next steps on your organisation's digital journey. Each is standalone and you can use them in any order.

Use Wayfinders


Deeper dive?
The Tracker allows you to conduct a full review of one or more areas of digital activity. You can assess your current status, set 12-month targets and share reports with colleagues.

Use Tracker


The Digital Culture Compass was commissioned by Arts Council England and The National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of the UK Government’s Culture is Digital initiative.

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