What is the Island Institute? Our work at the Island Institute uses literature and story as lenses to help us … Continue reading
Our organization, which centers on sustaining resilient communities, is now turning to an emphasis on story. How can storytelling help us evolve our approach to creating relevant programming?
By opening the doors of their costume and prop shop to the local community, Center Theatre Group developed new partnerships and explored new ways to connect the craft of theatre with daily lives.
In this interview, Jesse Ehrensaft-Hawley and I talk about how GAP reframed their revenue strategy and invested in change capital to help them stay sustainable in the long-term.
This is my story of how I turned a longtime practice of visual art into a powerful tool for organizational change at Alternate ROOTS.
Springboard for the Arts responds to our August topic about adaptive boards with an awesome photo essay. They rock!
The City of Roanoke’s “Parks and Arts” program commissions visual art activities and performances that reinvigorate local city parks and connect residents with art experiences in their own neighborhoods.
The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (JCNI) and the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture developed a land use plan in the Diamond Neighborhoods that aims to unify a diverse community around art and empower residents by involving them directly in the plan’s visioning process.
The Wallkill River School, a nonprofit artists’ cooperative based in Montgomery, has been working on an initiative to develop programs that would mutually benefit farmers and artists.
What does it mean to be an organization run by artists? How do our creative skills show up in our work?
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.
Fourth Arts Block is exploring complex challenges around three themes – scope, capacity, and constituency.
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. how to make a portfolio
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis gave the entire canon to its residents with only one rule: make the play happen any way you see fit.