Facilities / Capital support

June 21, 2012 by admin
Funders, arts administrators, and other people trying their hand at creative placemaking (artists and more unlikely suspects) find their way to me. Because I coauthored Creative Placemaking, the 2010 white paper for the NEA’s Mayors’ Institute on City Design, I’m an authority, yet folks get through to me with a cold call or email, instead of waiting for an announced webinar from the National Endowment for the Arts or ArtPlace or trying to read between the lines of application guidelines. Read More...
June 21, 2012 by admin
“Theatres are the best way to keep people from the arts.”— Simon Dove, Utrecht Festival, Dance/USA Forum, January 2011 Why will some people engage with art in one setting, but not another? For example, why will someone watch great drama on television at home, but never darken the door of a theater? Why will someone listen to classical music in a place of worship, but not a concert hall? Read More...
September 24, 2011 by admin
2011, 95 pages. Artspace Projects, 250 Third Avenue North Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55401, (612) 333-9012, http://www.artspace.org/. Download:    How Art Spaces Matter II (5.5Mb) Read More...
September 24, 2011 by admin
2010, 123 pages. Artspace Projects, 250 Third Avenue North Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55401, (612) 333-9012, http://www.artspace.org/. Download:    How Artist Space Matters (3.2Mb) Read More...
November 19, 2010 by admin
Download:    Creative Placemaking (4.7Mb) Creative Placemaking features sections on the: Challenges for creative placemaking such as clearing regulatory hurdles and developing evaluation metrics. Components of successful projects including mobilizing public will and designing around distinctiveness. Read More...
February 24, 2010 by Abigail
May 2010, 49 pages. Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Box 90524, Durham, NC, 27708, 919-613-7432 www.sanford.duke.edu Read More...
February 9, 2010 by admin
Published in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Summer 2009, 7pg. Download:    The Equity Capital Gap (308Kb) Read More...
February 9, 2010 by admin
Published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Volume XXI, No. 6, January 15, 2009, 2pg. Download:    America's Greatest 'Public Works' (152Kb) Read More...
February 9, 2010 by admin
In the aftermath of the economic tsunami, many non-profit organisations will be called upon to do more with less. As in past recessions, they will work to protect a mounting roster of victims from hunger, homelessness, ill-health and physical abuse. Board members, donors and managers in the social sector will need to summon their courage and embrace an “equity ethic” to ensure that they and the organisations they support will be able to stay the course for the people who need them. To do so, they will need to tame one of their strongest impulses: to do more. Read More...