At this year’s AFTA convention, I interviewed arts leaders to get a sense of the challenges they are facing in their organizations and local communities.
How can a youth orchestra break down ethnic, religious, and language barriers to create opportunities for meaningful cultural exchange?
How are organizations creating participatory artistic programming through collaborative processes with their audiences?
We’ve heard from you! How are arts leaders thinking about opportunities for authentic collaborations between people of different cultural identities and experiences?
How can historic house museums flip the script when connecting with local communities — by working backwards and rejecting traditional practices?
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.
I’ll be at the AFTA Convention in Nashville this week. Stay tuned for observations and reflections on the ArtsFwd blog and if you’re attending, let’s connect!
Are you based in New York City? Join us next week on Thursday, June 19th for a panel and screening at the Apple SoHo store.
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.
Over the next several months, we’ll present inspiring stories from grantees in the NEA’s Our Town program.
How are organizations creating opportunities for individuals with different cultural identities and experiences to collaborate with each other?
The National Trust for Historic Preservation reflects on their journey through the Innovation Lab for Museums.
This week, Richard Evans is contributing to a discussion about arts entrepreneurship on the WESTAF blog.
We dug into the ArtsFwd archives to revisit four posts from the past two years that focus on organizational culture.