Carmen Graciela Díaz's Blog

Posted on December 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The City of Boulder, Colorado commissioned more than 60 artists who recently lost work due to the COVID-19 pandemic to create new works of art in support of their neighbors.

Posted on December 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Marcus Walton, CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), tackles leading while Black, as part of Nonprofit Quarterly's series lifting up Black male voices "to highlight the challenges Black male leaders in the nonprofit sector face, as well as the sector as a whole—amid ongoing anti-Black violence and the disparate racial impact of COVID-19."

Posted on December 1, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the months of December and January, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Longhouse at The Evergreen State College, in Olympia, Washington.

Posted on November 10, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Forecast Public Art recently released ArtPlace: 10 Years, a publication that tells the story and the work of ArtPlace America.

Posted on November 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A new digital publication from Public Art Forecast, FORWARD, recently released its first issue, How Artists Help Drive Better Public Health Outcomes, focused on public health and artists.

Posted on November 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Coco Fusco writes in Hyperallergic that “equity won’t be achieved by a new biennial, another emerging artist of color survey, or a record auction sale by a Black artist.”

Posted on November 1, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of November, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Alternate ROOTS.

Posted on October 28, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Education Commission of the States released a policy brief that "captures the discussion, insights and policy considerations that came out of a Thinkers Meeting with 11 experts in the arts education and juvenile justice fields. It builds on the report, “Engaging the Arts Across the Juvenile Justice System,” by providing examples for building sustainable, arts-based programming."

Posted on October 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In "The Quantum Nature of Black Revolutionary Theatre" part of Black Theatre Commons' A Call for Revolutionary Theatre 2020 series, Sage Crump discusses how quantum ideas "evident in nature and how our communities organize outside of government control, can support honing the practice of Black Revolutionary Theatre."

Posted on October 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A recent report describes tools that cultural districts can use to spur investment and create new revenue streams while protecting the local character and neighborhood identity.