Websites / Blogs:
Artability … A blog chronicling Articulture’s partnership with People Incorporated offering arts instruction in our studio classrooms specifically for their client population, adults with mental illness.
Art Museum Teaching … A collaborative online forum for reflecting on issues of teaching, learning, and experimental practice in the field of art museum education.
ARTnews … One of the oldest and most widely circulated art magazines in the world.
Artplace … ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration that exists to position art and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities. …
ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration that exists to position art and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities. – See more at: http://www.artplaceamerica.org/about/#sthash.mjQbt6VW.dpufArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration that exists to position art and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities. – See more at: http://www.artplaceamerica.org/about/#sthash.mjQbt6VW.dpuf
Creative Citymaking … A partnership of Intermedia Arts and the city of Minneapolis that fosters collaborations between local artists and City planners to develop fresh and innovative approaches for addressing the long-term transportation, land use, economic, environmental, and social issues facing Minneapolis.
LatimerNOW … A blog chronicaling a pilot program run by the Historic House Trust of NYC that is re-thinking what it means to be an historic house museum. The group facilitating the project aims to create an “Anarchist Plan” designed to “to maximize strategic, social and economic impact in Flushing, Queens”.
MoMA Learning … Specifically, check out Research Resources which has, among other things, extensive information on modern and contemporary art, and a section for Matters in Media Art. It’s also just a superb example of a museum innovating their services in the digital age.
Museum 2.0 … Museum 2.0 is a blog that explores ways that web 2.0 philosophies can be applied in museum design.
Our Saviour’s Housing + ArtiCulture … Blog chronicling a one year pilot project to create a series of visual art classes for emergency shelter residents experiencing homelessness.
Public Art Review … Published by Forecast Public Art, Public Art Review is devoted exclusively to the field of contemporary public art. Published bi-annually for 24 years, the magazine is the premier source for public art information around the world.
STEM to STEAM … In this climate of economic uncertainty, America is once again turning to innovation as the way to ensure a prosperous future. Yet innovation remains tightly coupled with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – the STEM subjects. Art + Design are poised to transform our economy in the 21st century just as science and technology did in the last century. We need to add Art + Design to the equation — to transform STEM into STEAM.
Creative Minnesota: Nonprofit arts and culture organizations contribute to the vibrancy of Minnesota’s economy and quality of life and make our state a magnet for jobs and businesses. Now we can quantify that, in addition to providing life changing experiences, educational opportunities and accessibility to audiences of all ages …The 1,269 participating organizations in this study contribute $1.2 BILLION to our state’s economy each year.
How Art Works: The National Endowment for the Arts’ Five-Year Research Agenda, with a System Map and Measurement Model … How do you measure how art works – on people, on communities, or on society?
Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries : “The document is the work of the [Aspen] institute’s Communications and Society Program, which put together the Dialogue on Public Libraries to study how the facilities can be better equipped to deal with a rapidly changing information world.”
The Minneapolis Creative Index 2013 : Understanding the scale and impact on Minneapolis’ creative sector – a report from the City of Minneapolis’ program on Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy
The Participatory Museum by Nina Simon … a practical guide to working with community members and visitors to make cultural institutions more dynamic, relevant, essential places. (You can read the entire book online for free!)
Sparks of Genius by Robert Scott Root-Bernstein & Michèle Root-Bernstein … The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World’s Most Creative People
Art is Therapy : Art is about more than just a nice painting – it can be a tool for understanding the many brushstrokes of life. So says philosopher Alain de Botton, who’s co-curating a new exhibition in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam called Art is Therapy.
MoMA Art Lab : Movement Discover different kinds of movement in art… “Kids learn from tactile experiences”
The Art of Community Wellness Short video on how art contributes to quality of life in communities
The work of Zina Nicole Lahr Brilliant young artist who lived and breathed creativity.