In order to invigorate their renewed vision of service and community partnerships, San Francisco Symphony developed Community of Music Makers, a platform of activities designed to support, encourage and sustain amateur music-making by adults in the Bay Area.
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.
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.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s recent “Connectivity” strategy is an example of how an organization’s founding motivations and culture can evolve over time to encourage innovation.
An underutilized theater, The Jones, becomes the testing ground for new nontraditional ways of using technology and engaging audiences for Denver’s largest professional theatre company.
BAM planned and piloted programs for their new facility, BAM Fisher, to connect with Brooklyn’s creative community.
Working together, Casita Maria and Dancing in the Streets are investigating the artistic legacy of the South Bronx.
Chimpanzee Productions created a touring multimedia event and online portal to share hidden history contained in family photo albums.
Public Access Design is a rapid response design clinic that provides community social justice organizations with grass-roots organizing tools.
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.
Mannahatta 2409 invites the public to develop and share their own ecological designs for the future of Manhattan.
A programming series that offers diverse participatory art-making experiences transforms an arts center.
Hoping to expand the ways in which audiences connect to the organization outside the performance experience, GroundWorks embarked on two experiments.