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NEA and ArtPlace Changing The Face of Cities and Towns Across America

John M. Eger | Posted 09.13.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) just announced 59 new grants that will help American communities prepare themselves for the new economy. Tog...

Dead End on Shakin' Street

Thomas Frank | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Thomas Frank

Every city is either vibrant these days or is working on a plan to attain vibrancy soon. The reason is simple: a city isn't successful -- isn't even a city, really -- unless it can lay claim to being "vibrant."

In Defense of Logic Models

Ian David Moss | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home
Ian David Moss

Photo by 7073k Last month, my post Creative Placemaking Has an Outcomes Problem generated a lot of discussion about creative placemaking and grantmak...

Inspiring Placemaking Projects In Detroit, Across Michigan

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

Could you transform your neighborhood with $2,000? The competitors in the "It's About Place" contest from Let's Save Michigan have come up with ide...

Connecting The Dots

Ian David Moss | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Ian David Moss

Much like South Park's Underpants Gnomes, arts projects may have a clear idea of what they're putting into the process and what they hope to get out of it, but a much vaguer sense of how they're going to get from Phase 1 to Phase 3.

LOOK: Architects Picked To Design Detroit Art Museum

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

As it narrows its search for a new director, the continuously in-flux Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit on Thursday said it has selected architects f...