Fieldbuilding

Working with Artists to Deepen Impact

WORKING WITH ARTISTS TO DEEPEN IMPACT
Working with Artists to Deepen Impact is the first in a series of briefs by PolicyLink documenting lessons and stories from ArtPlace America’s Community Development Investments program. This brief will explore the theme of collaborative practice, or how community-based organizations cultivated working relationships with artists, and how they have significantly changed the approaches through which community preservation and revitalization can take place.

ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: EXPLORING ARTS & CULTURE IN COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: EXPLORING ARTS & CULTURE IN COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION
Published in May 2019, this field scan explores how ​arts and cultural practices ​can be better leveraged to create ​equitable ​and ​place-based food systems change​ across the country - spanning rural, tribal, and urban settings. The scan includes framing, cases studies, and recommendations to advance work happening at the intersection of arts and culture and food and agriculture, and to serve as a resource for practitioners.

Creativity Lives Here

CREATIVITY LIVES HERE
We’re building a growing collection of stories across the country about how the arts can be used to tackle challenges in different communities. What community challenge or opportunity are you addressing, and how does arts and culture play a unique role? To learn how to make your own short video click here. 

2016 ArtPlace Summit Videos

2016 ANNUAL ARTPLACE SUMMIT VIDEO ARCHIVE
On April 4-6, 2016, ArtPlace funded projects from across the country gathered in Phoenix to reflect on their work and the path ahead for creative placemaking. Here you will find a recording of our main plenaries - please enjoy!

Creative Placemaking and Expansion of Opportunity

CREATIVE PLACEMAKING AND EXPANSION OF OPPORTUNITY
This paper examines critical needs or opportunities to help the Creative Placemaking field continue to take root in community planning, and to better contribute to expanded opportunity and equity in low-income communities.