Arts and Social Justice

February 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Thinking about diverse leaders that need support to climb the leadership ladder and journalists and storytellers of color that deserve more visibility, the Field Foundation launched two new programs, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, to help make Chicago more racially equitable. Read More...
February 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will close for four months, from June 15 to October 21, "to reconfigure its galleries, rehang the entire collection and rethink the way that the story of modern and contemporary art is presented to the public," reported The New York Times. Read More...
February 4, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
A recent article on the Oakland Museum of California tackles the challenges and outcomes the institution has faced in the process of understanding and measuring the museum's impact on the local community. Read More...
January 28, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Funders supporting legacy institutions that use the arts to address social challenges and promote access across historically underserved populations is the topic of an article last year addressing the partnership between the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and New York City organizations to explore how arts organizations can better serve diverse communities. Read More...
December 7, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz
Philadelphia was recently awarded $4 million by the MacArthur Foundation with the goal of decreasing the city’s jail population by 50 percent by 2020. The plan to cut the prison population comes after the city was able to surpass its original target reduction of 34 percent over three years, reported WHYY. Read More...