This is Part 3 of a series of three posts by Working Open Fellow, Sherrine Azab. This post reflects on learning and changes spurred by the three experiments NET conducted through the Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies.
This spring, EmcArts will be back on the road with workshops and talks about innovation and adaptive change, creative placemaking, community development, systems change, and more. Check out this post to see which communities we’ll be visiting across the U.S.
EmcArts has selected 12 fellows of color from New York City for Cohort 2 of Arts Leaders as Cultural Innovators (ALACI).
EmcArts is pleased to announce that our Community Innovation Labs program has been selected to receive a grant of $1.5 million from the Kresge Foundation.
Dilan Alvarado and Jose Navarro-Robles at AS220 Youth in Providence produced this photo essay documenting the second Providence workshop, Looking for Leverage.
In the Community Innovation Lab pilot sites of Winston-Salem, NC and Providence, RI, we commissioned local photographers to produce original art in the form of photo essays. This photo essay by Dilan Alvarado and Jose Navarro-Robles from AS220 Youth in Providence documents the first Providence workshop on Seeing Local Systems.
EmcArts is recruiting an experienced Process Facilitator who has deep experience in Community Development, Organizing and System Change processes. Applications due by March 21st, 2016.
In the Community Innovation Lab pilot sites of Winston-Salem, NC and Providence, RI, we commissioned local photographers to produce original art in the form of photo essays. This second photo essay by Christine Rucker from Winston-Salem documents “Looking for Leverage,” the second Lab workshop.
Judy Lawrence is an EmcArts’ facilitation fellow in Calgary, AB for 2015. In this op-ed, she writes about International Avenue Arts and Culture Centre’s (IAACC) small experiments with radical intent, which resulted in a vibrant community forum for local engagement.
EmcArts is continuing it’s series of community calls as part of the “Working Open” initiative to share strategies and learning about innovation in real-time.
In the Community Innovation Lab pilot sites of Winston-Salem, NC and Providence, RI, we commissioned local photographers to produce original art in the form of photo essays. This photo essay by Christine Rucker from Winston-Salem captures and documents the first Lab workshop on Seeing the System.
This is the fifth post in a series that chronicles the journey of the Community Innovation Labs from conception to design through piloting. This post documents our process, strategies, and takeaways from rooting the Labs locally in Winston-Salem and Providence, and announces our six selected local artist and facilitation partners.
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.