We’re featuring 7 short documentaries in our Innovation Stories collection about the Rockefeller Foundation’s 2011 grantees of the NYC Cultural Innovation Fund.
Groundswell engaged local youth, artists, and community members in a series of community mural-making projects to identify local traffic and safety issues.
OurGoods undertook capacity-building initiatives to attract new users, match the diversity of barter requests, and improve its website.
Ruby Lerner of Creative Capital shares what adaptive leadership looks like in her own practice.
We’re excited to share learning from New Pathways for Arts Development, a new program that engages 15 of New York’s arts development agencies.
Fourth Arts Block is exploring complex challenges around three themes – scope, capacity, and constituency.
NYFA has identified two complex organizational challenges relating to the growth of its technology and professional development programs.
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.
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.
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).
Springboard for the Arts explores systems and infrastructure that support and nurture our artists and that demand from them their engagement and commitment.
How can the field learn from artists working at the intersections of science, technology, community organizing, entrepreneurship and the media?
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 the biggest question you and your team are wrestling with as you head into the intensive retreat?