What happens when you inhabit “the best new building since the Cold War” and it isn’t working at its highest capacity?
What if you could re-invent a museum and create an organizational chart from scratch on a blank sheet of paper?
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.
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.
Moving from the traditional stance of ‘the expert with important stories to tell’ to ‘building stories with community’ requires an openness and humility that is often not easy for museums.
Do you want to develop sustainable relationships with new audiences? Do you want to build community? Shhh! Be quiet and listen.
Using a major exhibition, a museum can activate the community to provide a collective platform for: dialogue, diverse interpretation, and wide-ranging authentic arts experiences with broader audiences.
Welcome to the Hull-House Museum, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the Oakland Museum of California.
ArtsFwd asks the Innovation Lab grantees: What is one major “a-ha!” moment your team experienced during the retreat?
We will create an open-access, interactive project to develop a pluralistic aesthetic for black people and philosophy of personal beauty.
This visitor-generated project pushes the boundaries of the traditional role of the visitor and what is worthy of being exhibited in a gallery space.
A five-day intensive retreat allows for museum staff, board members, community members, and experts to accelerate innovation projects by getting away from daily stresses.
A traditional art gallery is transformed by a unique team that puts the visitor experience at the heart of an effort to create a 21st century museum.
The ArtsFwd team is at Norwood Club today to cover Day 3 of the gathering. Live updates from the meeting will be below.
The ArtsFwd team is at Norwood Club today to cover Day 2 of the gathering. Live updates from the meeting will be below.
We are very excited to announce the three museums selected to participate in Round 2 of the Innovation Lab for … Continue reading