ArtPlace America recently announced it secured close to $28 million in funding to support creative placemaking from 14 foundations, including its newest partner, the Barr Foundation in Boston. This development further underscores the growing impact creative placemaking is having on communities and nonprofit arts organizations across the country.
Bloomberg Philanthropies releases four short films showing how its Public Art Challenge winners are increasing access to the arts. It's "must-see" video for organizations intrigued by the promise of public art.Read More
In awarding $30 million in grants to 262 small and mid-size arts organizations, Bloomberg Philanthropies hopes to turn recipients on to the value of performance management, benchmarking, and transparency.Read More
Last year Bloomberg asked mayors in U.S. cities with populations over 30,000 to submit "temporary public art projects that enhance cultural and economic activity." Over 230 obliged—but only four winners were chosen.Read More