We’re featuring 7 short documentaries in our Innovation Stories collection about the Rockefeller Foundation’s 2011 grantees of the NYC Cultural Innovation Fund.
7 short documentaries about New York City cultural institutions feature their projects from the Rockefeller Foundation’s NYC Cultural Innovation Fund.
BAM planned and piloted programs for their new facility, BAM Fisher, to connect with Brooklyn’s creative community.
By “going lean,” nonprofits use an cyclical, feedback-focused development process to use limited resources more effectively.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts distributed curatorial power among its fellow Bay Area arts organizations for the upcoming BAN7 exhibition.
In this podcast, Karina Mangu-Ward, Michael Boberg, and Ellen Muse-Lindeman explore the sociological and civic impact of “cultural clusters” in cities, towns and neighborhoods.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis gave the entire canon to its residents with only one rule: make the play happen any way you see fit.
Two unlikely art heads are members of YBCA’s game-changing, all access art program YBCA:You. Hear how Lawrence Li, an accountant, came to identify as a street performer and how Henri Ducharme began using art to help his students make sense of numbers.
Lanesboro Arts Center is reimagining the future of rural America and the role that the arts can play in its sustainability by transforming an entire small town into an arts campus.
McColl Center for Visual Art’s community engagement model highlights the value of artist-led ecosystem interventions that foster inter-generational relationships, create stronger communities and elevate the value of artists as catalysts for change.
The All My Relations Arts Gallery has created a destination and anchor in the south Minneapolis American Indian community that continues to generate innovative ideas and strategies for a more vibrant future.
Pillsbury House + Theatre is exploring how artists and artistic practice can infiltrate social service in a way that makes radical organizational restructuring easier, collaboration and collective impact successful, and neighborhoods better places to live (without displacing the people who live there).
What seemed like a mismatched pairing with The Second City turned out to be Lyric Opera of Chicago’s surprise hit of the season with traditional and new audiences alike.
What happens when we shift the focus from “How can artists get more money?” to the deeper question of, “How can artists get more resources?”
Carlton Turner speaks about success and failures in collaborative endeavors from the perspective of an artist, organizer, and leader in the field of arts and social justice.
ArtsFwd asks the Innovation Lab grantees: What is one major “a-ha!” moment your team experienced during the retreat?