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.
Revolutionizing access to live theatre has changed Mixed Blood Theatre Company’s audiences, shaped a new way of doing business, and defined a strategy for pursuing social justice through the arts.
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).
Springboard for the Arts explores systems and infrastructure that support and nurture our artists and that demand from them their engagement and commitment.
How can the field learn from artists working at the intersections of science, technology, community organizing, entrepreneurship and the media?
The Community of Music Makers program takes patron and community engagement to a new level by inviting audiences to play and sing on their stage.
Moving from the traditional stance of ‘the expert with important stories to tell’ to ‘building stories with community’ requires an openness and humility that is often not easy for museums.
Off-Center @ The Jones’s programming takes into account the full audience experience and puts it at the center of the artistic process.
What seemed like a mismatched pairing with The Second City turned out to be Lyric Opera of Chicago’s surprise hit of the season with traditional and new audiences alike.
What happens when we shift the focus from “How can artists get more money?” to the deeper question of, “How can artists get more resources?”
Carlton Turner speaks about success and failures in collaborative endeavors from the perspective of an artist, organizer, and leader in the field of arts and social justice.
By mobilizing community stakeholders, exploring and implementing innovative practices, DANCECleveland’s Dance Advance Team (DAT) works toward creating an affinity for dance.