Creative Placemaking

November 2010
Dr. Ann Markusen, principal of Markusen Economic Research Services, and Anne Gadwa, principal with Metris Arts Consulting

Fearless Journeys: Innovation in Five American Orchestras

May 2010
Lela Tepavac, Ph.D. Edited by Catherine Marciariello
Fearless Journeys is a first-of-its-kind case study about innovation in orchestras. The five stories featured in the book are only a few examples of how the orchestra field is testing important new approaches to administrative/artistic organization, community partnerships, and artistic initiatives. The Conclusion focuses on the factors that have enabled innovation in all five orchestras in the study. This is critical knowledge that orchestras can use. As important, the book serves as hard evidence that, even in these challenging times, the field is taking risks and discovering ways to become increasingly resilient.

Interplay: Inspiring Wonder, Discovery, and Learning through Interdisciplinary Museum-Community Partnerships

May 2010
Lauren Stevenson, Elisa Callow, and Emiko Ono, with a foreword by Richard J. Deasy