The George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation and EmcArts proudly announce the launch of Staging Change, a multi-year strategic investment program geared to strengthen … 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
EmcArts, alongside the Foundation for the Carolinas, proudly announces the launch of New Pathways for Arts & Culture | … 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
In the last 10 months, we’ve spent many hours on planes from New York to Houston, walking the streets of … Continue reading
Vicki Stroich, Executive Director of Alberta Theatre Projects (Alberta, Canada), has a piece of counterintuitive advice for fundraisers in the … Continue reading
Recognizing the limitations of its traditional business model, the Anchorage Concert Association (ACA) undertook a radical shift in direction. It moved from presenting art to facilitating community transformation through art. After undergoing training in “civic arts practice”, ACA staff, board and artists experimented with new and unexpected community partnerships. Focused on its long-term resilience, ACA also made several key internal changes to embed this new experimental mindset into the “DNA” of the organization.
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.
Judy Lawrence is an EmcArts’ facilitation fellow in Calgary, AB for 2015. In this op-ed, she writes about International Avenue Arts and Culture Centre’s (IAACC) small experiments with radical intent, which resulted in a vibrant community forum for local engagement.