The origins of EmcArts’ Community Innovation Labs

Here’s the origin story and inspiration behind EmcArts’ new Community Innovation Labs program, which will pilot in two U.S communities in 2015. Community Innovation Labs is a new approach to solving tough social challenges by bringing together a diverse, cross-sector group of stakeholders, and deeply integrating artists and artistic experiences into rigorously designed and facilitated change processes.

Public Access Design

Public Access Design is a rapid response design clinic that provides community social justice organizations with grass-roots organizing tools.

OurGoods.org

OurGoods undertook capacity-building initiatives to attract new users, match the diversity of barter requests, and improve its website.

Artist Residencies

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.

Artist-led Ecosystem Interventions

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.

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