Art and Technology

December 15, 2016 by Monica
At a roundtable of the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military (NIAHM), leaders from the military, veteran, public, and private sectors met to discuss how to bring greater access to the arts and creative arts therapies for military service members, veterans, their families and caregivers. Ahead of the meeting, Americans for the Arts released a briefing summarizing progress that has been made on the recommendations from NIAHM’s seminal 2013 report, Arts, Health, and Well-being Across the Military Continuum. Read More...
October 8, 2016 by admin
On May 25, 2016, Grantmakers in the Arts gathered a cross-section of twenty-eight funders from the arts and environmental sectors for the Arts and Environmental Sustainability Thought Leader Forum at the New York Community Trust. Most foundations in attendance were represented by two people: a person from the arts and a person from the environment, each of whom were interested in collaborative work at this intersection. Helicon Collaborative organized and facilitated the session. Read More...
March 3, 2016 by admin
Art is not magic; most artists are not all that different from other people. However, many of them developed a skill or asset that most of us haven’t: a fascination for the undercurrent in our society, in our social encounters, in our practices, in our organizations.  —  Jaap Warmenhoven, Stanford Social Innovation Review Read More...
September 23, 2014 by admin
The Cultural Data Project (CDP) was launched in fall 2004 as a statewide, web-based data collection system for arts and cultural organizations by a group of Pennsylvania grantmakers and arts advocates, including the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, the Heinz Endowments, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew), The Pittsburgh Foundation, and the William Penn Foundation. Read More...
September 13, 2013 by admin
We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. Uncontrolled and unorganized information is no longer a resource in an information society, instead it becomes the enemy.    — John Naisbitt, Megatrends: 10 New Directions Transforming Our Lives (1982) Read More...
July 25, 2013 by admin
104 pages, July 2013. The Wallace Foundation, 5 Penn Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10001, (212) 251-9700 www.wallacefoundation.org Download: Read More...
February 11, 2013 by admin
65 pages, January 2013. Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 1615 L St., NW – Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 419-4500, http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Arts-and-technology.aspx. Download: Read More...
February 10, 2013 by admin
Download:    Money from Music (1.2 Mb) Read More...
December 12, 2011 by admin
October 2011, 32 pages. Monitor Institute, 101 Market Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA, 94101, (415) 932-5300 www.monitorinstitute.com. Read More...
November 29, 2010 by admin
The world is constantly evolving in how it uses technology. In consequence, the arts field has struggled, adapted, and sometimes excelled in its own utilization of technology. To capture and better understand these trends, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation commissioned a study of technology usage in the arts field to learn about organizations’ practices and needs. This report combines a comprehensive survey of the arts field with more recent in-depth qualitative research. Read More...