What role can artists and arts agencies play in addressing the persistent challenges facing communities today—challenges relating to race, class, poverty, and power that are so … Continue reading
EmcArts is delighted to announce the first three locations for our two new workshop programs in pursuing community change through … Continue reading
Expanding on the system change work begun through our Community Innovation Labs, EmcArts is excited to announce two new workshop … 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
This post builds on other resources available on ArtsFwd. First, my post from earlier this month explores why developmental evaluation … Continue reading
At its core, evaluation is about learning. Learning can be defined as knowledge that supports one’s capacity to address emerging … 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
EmcArts is pleased to share our newest article, which has just been published in the GIA Reader, Vol 28. No … Continue reading
Developmental evaluation mixes the critical thinking typical of evaluation with the creative thinking necessary for innovation. Previously, Jamie Gamble of … Continue reading
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.
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 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.
EmcArts is recruiting an experienced Process Facilitator who has deep experience in Community Development, Organizing and System Change processes. Applications due by March 21st, 2016.