- Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP): In order to move beyond historical organizational models infused with cultural superiority/inferiority assumptions, 21st-century performing arts presenting professionals must respond adaptively. How can we examine the needs of those in cultural leadership roles and support their adaptive efforts?
- Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET): How do we let go of old definitions and discover new models in order to share learning with our sister organizations and the field at large?
- National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC): How do we ensure that our programs and services change and develop alongside the rapidly diversifying Latino community?
- Urban Bush Women: How can we catalyze a paradigmatic shift in how the dance field identifies and nurtures female choreographers of color?
Innovation Lab for Arts Development Agencies
In 2013, we launched a Lab for arts service organizations wrestling with new models and new mindsets.
Our 2015-2016 Working Open Fellow, Sherrine Azab, has been blogging about NET's experiences with small experiments and prototyping in real-time. Check out her three-part series featuring short videos and their community polling tool on Swipe.
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Innovation Lab for the Performing Arts
Launched in 2008, this Lab helps performing arts and arts presenting organizations address complex challenges through rigorous experimentation and learning.
Innovation Lab for Museums
A program for museums to design, research and prototype novel approaches to field-wide challenges.
A deep dive program for museums, performing arts organizations, and arts development agencies experimenting with new practices.