An in-depth case study documenting Boston-based The Theater Offensive’s progress through the Innovation Lab for the Performing Arts. The company successfully hosted a national alliance for emerging queer theatre groups, and grappled with the challenge of simultaneously hosting a national network alongside local programs.
An in-depth case study documenting The Theater Offensive’s ambitious project to host a national network to support queer youth theater organizations in North America.
An in-depth case study about The Porch Project, an experimental community engagement project on “radical slowness” by the Chicago-based Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.
An in-depth case study documenting the journey of Alternate ROOTS, a regional arts and social justice organization in the South that entered EmcArts’ Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies in 2013 to rethink and test new membership structures.
Our article has just been published in the GIA Reader, Vol 26. No 3! It is written by Richard Evans and Karina Mangu-Ward, and provides a thought-provoking overview of the origins, inspirations and context behind the Community Innovation Labs.
An in-depth case study documenting the successes of Latino New South, a collaborative innovation between Levine Museum of New South, the Atlanta History Center, and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. These three organizations entered EmcArts Innovation Lab for Museums with the intention of making their programs and institutions more resonant with, and responsive to, the fast-growing Latino communities in their respective cities.
Featuring Alternate ROOTS, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and The Theater Offensive, this rich and rigorous publication examines the contours, possibilities and limitations of adaptive change for three arts and social justice organizations in our Labs.
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.
Our new publication presents two in-depth case studies on the productive messiness of adaptive change in practice.
2013 was a period of tremendous growth and discovery for EmcArts. In this report, we share where we’ve been and what we’ve learned.
The Activating Innovation & ArtsFwd Two Year Report is a look back at what we’ve done, who has participated, and what we’ve learned.
What does adaptive capacity really mean? What does it look like in practice? Summit attendees share their learning in a downloadable document.