Our new publication presents two in-depth case studies on the productive messiness of adaptive change in practice.
2013 was a period of tremendous growth and discovery for EmcArts. In this report, we share where we’ve been and what we’ve learned.
Clara Miller of the Heron Foundation reminds us in her “President’s Letter” that in order to stay relevant, we must all be continually adaptive.
In my recent article in the GIA Reader, I challenge some false ideas about innovation, and dispel rumors about its demise.
What does adaptive capacity really mean? What does it look like in practice? Summit attendees share their learning in a downloadable document.
In this podcast, Richard Evans, Caron Atlas, and Frances Lucerna explore how to strengthen communities through cultural initiatives.
In this podcast, Richard Evans, Jean Davidson, and Marlène Ramírez-Cancio share stories about artist residencies that are highly rewarding for the artist, the presenter, and the public.
Innovation may be essential these days, but what does that mean in the not-for-profit sector?
There are two fundamentally different types of challenge that organizations face—‘technical’ problems and ‘adaptive’ challenges. This distinction is crucial to understanding innovation.
The arts & culture sector is going through unprecedented changes that are profoundly disturbing ‘business-as-usual’ and increasing the need for new pathways to create public value.
On Monday, Michael Kaiser wrote on The Huffington Post that he wanted to “scream” when he hears pundits and bloggers … Continue reading
Last week, Michael Kaiser wrote in The Huffington Post on Engaging Audiences. He suggested that the field’s recent focus on … Continue reading
In this podcast, Richard Evans talks with Eric Sanderson, a Senior Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and artist Mary … Continue reading
We had the opportunity last month to design and run a three-day innovation gathering in New York for teams from … Continue reading
In our second podcast, Richard Evans talks with Ryan Fleur, CEO of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Kelly Pollock, Executive … Continue reading