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.
An in-depth case study documenting the successes of COCABiz, a program of the Center for Creative Arts that supports the business community in St. Louis, Missouri with integration of artistic practices.
Geva Theatre Center embarked on a Patron/Playwright Experiment to catalyze direct, personal relationships between their patrons, playwrights, and staff.
This is my story of how I turned a longtime practice of visual art into a powerful tool for organizational change at Alternate ROOTS.
This is one facilitator’s perspective on the power of a visual metaphor to help a group gain clarity during difficult change work.
Springboard for the Arts responds to our August topic about adaptive boards with an awesome photo essay. They rock!
What does it mean to be an organization run by artists? How do our creative skills show up in our work?
We took a moment to dig into the ArtsFwd archives and revisit four posts from the past two years that focus on the artistic process.
In this interview, theater writer/director Young Jean Lee reflects on her approach to making new plays and building the best trap for her audience.
Public Access Design is a rapid response design clinic that provides community social justice organizations with grass-roots organizing tools.
OurGoods undertook capacity-building initiatives to attract new users, match the diversity of barter requests, and improve its website.
In April, we’ll be focusing on artists to explore what kinds of practices adaptive organizations might learn from the artistic process.
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.
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.
Springboard for the Arts explores systems and infrastructure that support and nurture our artists and that demand from them their engagement and commitment.