Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

February 14, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The recent report A Community-Centered Road Map Towards an Equitable and Inclusive Creative Economy in Seattle presents overarching goals "that address the question of how the City of Seattle can grow, support, and retain creatives while reducing disparities and inequities within the creative economy."

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February 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Two fellowships at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, are among a group of grants supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that address the need for greater diversity in the museum world and work to provide more space to Native American professionals, a blog post states.

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January 14, 2020 by admin

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January 13, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, through the newly launched Create NYC Language Access Fund, awarded recently 36 local nonprofits grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to bolster their arts and culture programs, Hyperallergic reported.

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November 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In its 80 year history, Guggenheim Museum has named Ashley James as its first black curator to work at the museum full-time, ArtNews reported.

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November 3, 2019 by admin

I am honored to have this opportunity to interview Gary Steuer, president and CEO of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Gary is a respected colleague, a member of Grantmakers in the Arts’ board of directors, and co-chair of the GIA Denver Conference Planning Committee for the upcoming annual conference. I am pleased to note that Bonfils-Stanton has been embracing equity in their support of Denver’s nonprofit community, including its arts organizations.

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November 3, 2019 by admin

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November 3, 2019 by admin

For the past decade, landmark research has begun proving what many creatives have long known: the arts have an equity problem. And it is widespread. Despite cultural phenomena like the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, asymmetries are ubiquitous in the production and consumption of the arts.

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October 30, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

To expand its contemporary art department, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has hired Jessica Bell Brown and Leila Grothe as associate curators. They are joining a growing team of female curators at BMA led by chief curator Asma Naeem and fortified by senior research and programming curator Katy Siegel, reported Culture Type.

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October 28, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Two foundations, Kresge and the Oregon Community Foundation, that are testing equitable evaluation shared some of their experiences in a recent webinar on advancing equitable evaluation offered by the Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation Practices.

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