Stories of partnering, collaboration, and merging to achieve greater impact together.
27 Stories of Innovation In Action
This dynamic series of thematically linked 12-minute talks by bold leaders from across the country highlight the remarkable and mostly untold stories of innovative projects unfolding in arts and culture organizations. These talks are about letting go of the certainties and “best practices” of the past by encouraging a spirit of inquiry and experimenting with “next practices.” The takeaways: practical tips and a big dose of inspiration.
All Summit Talks were livestreamed as a part of the Virtual Summit.
Stories of projects where the public is invited to step into the role of creator alongside professional artists and/or organizations.
Stories of art and artists inspiring, inciting, and leading organizational transformation.
Stories of projects enlivening local communities, increasing equitable access to the arts for local stakeholders, and improving the quality of life of neighbors.
Stories of artists and arts organizations using their unique capacities as citizens to advance broader civic agendas, including social justice, civic vitality, and social innovation.
Stories of radical restructuring inside organizations, including new staffing structures, the creation of innovation capital, embracing risk, and redefining the meaning of success in order to support innovation.