Our formative research into the intersection of public values and arts, culture, and creativity, identified that the American public believes participating in creative experiences offers inspiring opportunities to engage and elevate diverse VOICES, including their own.
As you craft stories, messages, and programs that tap into this voice benefit, consider the following concepts that share how connecting through creative expression…
Expresses our unique identity, creativity and ideas
Honors and shares cultural heritage across generations and communities
Engages and elevates diverse voices and perspectives
Provides opportunities for us to experience and be inspired by the creative expression of others
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Access studies, trends, and new ideas related to VOICE and explore how organizations are thinking about arts, creativity, and culture as tools for hearing and sharing diverse perspectives.
How the barn quilt became the largest grassroots public art movement in America.
Learn what happens when sacred* texts meet modern live through The In[heir]itance Project.
How do we shape spaces that foster emotional connections?
Exciting opportunities to make art, organizations, and communities more responsive to diverse voices are popping of everywhere.
Holding space. Space for people across difference, beliefs, and backgrounds to have a conversation. That’s the simple premise behind a signature program of Oregon Humanities.
Process makes perfect. How crowdsourcing poems deepened Teatro Vision’s connection to their community.
Young people from First Nations communities across Canada are reflecting on issues that are important to them through hip-hop, thanks to a series of travelling workshops.
June 21 marked the 35th annual Make Music Day, a celebration of creativity, connection, and culture.
Proving that the times really are a changin', curators and artists must now contend with a new question as they create and exhibit art—is it selfie-worthy?
National Geographic asks, “How can the act of photographing, of making a portrait and then describing another person’s journey, help us to connect and learn?”
Can we use creativity to create connections in an era of political discourse set on dehumanizing one another? Can we afford not to?