In this podcast, Karina Mangu-Ward, Michael Boberg, and Ellen Muse-Lindeman explore the sociological and civic impact of “cultural clusters” in cities, towns and neighborhoods.
In this podcast, Richard Evans, Caron Atlas, and Frances Lucerna explore how to strengthen communities through cultural initiatives.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis gave the entire canon to its residents with only one rule: make the play happen any way you see fit.
Lanesboro Arts Center is reimagining the future of rural America and the role that the arts can play in its sustainability by transforming an entire small town into an arts campus.
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.
The All My Relations Arts Gallery has created a destination and anchor in the south Minneapolis American Indian community that continues to generate innovative ideas and strategies for a more vibrant future.
What happens when artists from multiple disciplines come together in an unprecedented fashion to bring art to the people?
Pillsbury House + Theatre is exploring how artists and artistic practice can infiltrate social service in a way that makes radical organizational restructuring easier, collaboration and collective impact successful, and neighborhoods better places to live (without displacing the people who live there).
Many arts districts are centers of economic development. But who benefits more from these cultural hubs — the arts community or local government?
Approached by other cities to replicate their Minneapolis-based programs, Springboard developed Seedlings, a community organizing model for establishing new locally-driven resource programs for artists.
A new home at The Hub and a whole new phase of exploration and convergence.
When I spoke last year with members of the Naturally Occurring Cultural District Working Group (NOCD-NY) they discussed a collective goal of demonstrating the tangible effects art has on communities throughout New York City
An 100-year old settlement house boldly integrates its social service delivery with artistic practices in order to produce deeper relationships with neighbors.