A signature cultural event for its region for over three decades, Canada’s Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival found itself facing … Continue reading
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Developmental evaluation mixes the critical thinking typical of evaluation with the creative thinking necessary for innovation. Previously, Jamie Gamble of … Continue reading
International Contemporary Ensemble, also known as ICE, presented an incredible 50 world premieres at the Mostly Mozart festival in 2016 … Continue reading
Vicki Stroich, Executive Director of Alberta Theatre Projects (Alberta, Canada), has a piece of counterintuitive advice for fundraisers in the … Continue reading
What began as a clever solution to a rehearsal space shortage has inspired a new ethos for creative development. When … Continue reading
Alberta Theatre Projects, Downstage, and Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre have been selected to move forward into Incubating Innovation, a program that supports organizations in designing and prototyping new strategies for increased public impact and value.
As we head into Round 2 of Community Innovation Labs in two new cities, we’re pausing to reflect on takeaways from our pilot Labs and to share updates on our revised program design.
The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival, and Theatre Alberta have been selected from New Pathways | Edmonton to continue into Incubating Innovation.
In this post, Claudio Dicochea describes NALAC’s prototypes in our Innovation Labs for Arts Development Agencies, which involved the activation of two regionally-allied “NALAC Pods.”
EmcArts is pleased to announce an open call for letters of inquiry for Community Innovation Labs. We will be launching Labs in two new communities across the U.S in 2016-2017. Read this post to learn more, and submit an inquiry by April 11th, 2016.
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.