It’s been nearly four years since EmcArts began collaborating with the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at UNCSA … Continue reading
In 2018 and 2019, EmcArts has been proud to partner with eight communities across the United States to offer two … Continue reading
ENSEMBLE EXPERIENCE In the second phase of the Lab, three “ensembles” were formed to carry out prototypes that would test … Continue reading
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.