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Keep up with the most recent news and announcements at EmcArts

Publication Release Somewhere Becoming Rain: Adaptive Change is the Future of the Arts

Read about the learnings from the national Innovation Labs in the Arts...and the future beyond it.

Oct 12, 2017 – New Pathways | Houston Selects Eight Arts Organizations to Participate in Coaching and Incubating Innovation
EmcArts is delighted to announce the eight arts organizations moving forward into the second phase of New Pathways for the Arts | Houston within two tracks of engagement, On-Site Organizational Coaching and Incubating Innovation. The eight organizations are: Dance Source Houston, Houston Chamber Choir, Inprint, Musiqa, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO), DiverseWorks, Fresh Arts, and Writers in the Schools.

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Announcing How do we lead, now? A webinar series on Adaptive Leadership within Organizational Change presented by EmcArts
This fall 2017, EmcArts is proud to present our four-part webinar series, "How do we lead, now?" focused on Adaptive Leadership within Organizational Change. Ideal for individuals and leaders within organizations in the arts and cultural sector interested in organizational innovation, this series comes after positive feedback and continued demand for affordable and accessible ways to experience EmcArts' approach. This series offers a framework and shared language to ground your work and help to navigate challenges which you might face within your organization.

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May 2, 2017 – New Pathways | Alaska Capital Grant Funding Announced
The Anchorage Concert Association, Perseverance Theatre, the Alutiiq Museum, and the Island Institute have been awarded Capital Grant funding totally $227,595 through New Pathways | Alaska, a multi-phase program aimed at fostering innovation and adaptive change in the Alaskan arts and culture field. 

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Round Two of Community Innovation Labs: Dallas, TX

Following pilot Labs in Winston-Salem, NC and Providence, RI, Dallas, TX is now in the middle of Round Two of Community Innovation Labs. Based on the significant work and social infrastructure already in place in the community, the Dallas Lab asks, “How can we work collectively to ensure equitable access to healthy food and nourishment for and with all the citizens of Dallas, using arts, creativity, and food itself as catalysts?”

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ArtsFwd Toolkit On Adaptive Capacity and Resilience

EmcArts President Richard Evans shares the seven capacities articulated during the January 2017 National Innovation Labs for the Arts Convening.