Community Innovation Labs offer the opportunity for the cultural sector to play a vital role in community change, using artistic practices to build a shared vision, explore new possibilities, and advance adaptive solutions.
Announcing the first cohort of New Pathways | Alaska, a new program developed by EmcArts, the Foraker Group, Rasmuson Foundation, and Alaska State Council on the Arts.
EmcArts now offers new programs geared for organizations interested in working on their own — rather than in a national or local cohort — to increase their adaptive capacity.
This week, Richard Evans is contributing to a discussion about arts entrepreneurship on the WESTAF blog.
At Woolly Mammoth and Denver Center Theatre Company, leaders shifted the existing organizational culture to embrace change.
EmcArts, Rasmuson Foundation, the Foraker Group, and Alaska State Council on the Arts have launched a new program for and with Alaska’s arts organizations.
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.
Clara Miller of the Heron Foundation reminds us in her “President’s Letter” that in order to stay relevant, we must all be continually adaptive.
In my recent article in the GIA Reader, I challenge some false ideas about innovation, and dispel rumors about its demise.
What does adaptive capacity really mean? What does it look like in practice? Summit attendees share their learning in a downloadable document.
In this podcast, Richard Evans, Caron Atlas, and Frances Lucerna explore how to strengthen communities through cultural initiatives.
In this podcast, Richard Evans, Jean Davidson, and Marlène Ramírez-Cancio share stories about artist residencies that are highly rewarding for the artist, the presenter, and the public.
Innovation may be essential these days, but what does that mean in the not-for-profit sector?
There are two fundamentally different types of challenge that organizations face—‘technical’ problems and ‘adaptive’ challenges. This distinction is crucial to understanding innovation.