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Social Practices Art Network (SPAN) is a web-based resource for individuals, organizations, community groups and institutions that are interested in new genre arts forms and public and socially engaged art practices. SPAN’s website highlights...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Portland Works employs artmaking as a catalyst to build enduring, authen­tic relationships which are essential to meeting the increasing challenges facing cities. Created in response to civic and social tensions between city employees, elected...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
In February 2006, the National Museum of Mexican Art opened the groundbreaking exhibition The African Presence in México: From Yanga to the Present. The exhibition was accompanied by two sister exhibitions – Who Are We Now? Roots, Resistance, and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Rick Lowe is the founder of Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural community located in a historically significant and culturally charged neighborhood in Houston, Texas. Rick has participated in exhibitions and programs nationally and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Before I Die is an interactive public art project that invites people to share their hopes and dreams in public space. Originally created on an abandoned house in Candy's neighborhood in New Orleans after she lost someone she loved, the project has...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Naomi Natale is an installation artist and photographer. She was the founder and director of The Cradle Project, a large scale installation calling attention and raising funds for the 48 million children orphaned in sub-Saharan Africa. Over 550...
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“Around the Corner” puts the contributions of immigrants and refugees on display for people to learn about new Americans. In 2003 nine Metropolitan State University photography students partnered with Urban Coalition 2003 to document the lives and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Mosque Alert tells the story of two suburban American families living in Naperville, IL -one Christian, the other Muslim- who find their lives torn apart by a proposal to build a new mosque in their community. Silk Road Rising and playwright Jamil...
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The Heinz Endowments is based in Pittsburgh, where the region serves as a laboratory for the development of solutions to challenges that are national in scope. Their mission is to help our region thrive as a whole community — economically,...
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ArtsMemphis seeks to raise funds to ensure excellence in the arts and build a vibrant cultural community for everyone. ArtsMemphis provides annual support, financial oversight, advocacy and mentoring to many diverse organizations through more than...
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Cape Farewell pioneers the cultural response to climate change. Working internationally, Cape Farewell brings artists, scientists and communicators together to stimulate the production of art founded in scientific research. Using creativity to...
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Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Kresge Foundation's mission is to promote human progress.
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The Akonadi Foundation has adopted a mission to support the development of a powerful social change movement to eliminate structural racism and create a racially-just society.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Conscious Alliance partners with colleges and musicians to hold food and fundraising drives to raise awareness of poverty and hunger in America, especially on Native American Reservations. Conscious Alliance has also expanded its efforts to provide...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014

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