When Richard Evans co-founded EmcArts 20 years ago, he recognized that, though many arts organizations wanted to adapt and innovate … Continue reading
Over the course of ten years, the EmcArts Innovation Labs for the Performing Arts and Innovation Labs for Arts Development Agencies created spaces … Continue reading
Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts sounds just a little bit like paradise for artistic kids. For fifty years, the … Continue reading
“How do we get this work to stick?” This is one of the questions that EmcArts facilitators get most often … Continue reading
In February 2017, we profiled the efforts of Alaska’s Alutiiq Museum as it worked to reach beyond its core group … Continue reading
On December 6th, the conveners and participants in the Dallas Community Innovation Lab gathered together to celebrate the conclusion of the … Continue reading
A signature cultural event for its region for over three decades, Canada’s Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival found itself facing … Continue reading
Community Innovation Lab | Dallas is part of the second round of EmcArts’ Community Innovation Labs program, which addresses tough social challenges in … Continue reading
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.