IPR: Traverse City area drops from list of top 40 arts cities, but still up there

IPR: Traverse City area drops from list of top 40 arts cities, but still up there

Read and hear 1/6/023 coverage by IPR reporter Tyler Thompson on the most recent Cultural Vibrancy Report.
Strengthening the Arts by Connecting the Dots

Strengthening the Arts by Connecting the Dots

As published in the Traverse City Record-Eagle, 6/10/2022. Read the latest column by NW MI Arts & Culture Network convener Mary Bevans Gillett. Link here Better Together – Strengthening the Arts by Connecting the Dots   By Mary Bevans Gillett, Northwest...
Network FY21 Annual Report

Network FY21 Annual Report

The annual report for the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network for the year ending September 30, 2021 is available to view or download here. Print copies are available upon request. Please email name and mailing address to:...
Arts Data in the Public Sector

Arts Data in the Public Sector

How can arts-minded cities leverage data to better serve grantees, promote equity in service delivery, and demonstrate the impact of arts and culture across a range of significant policy priorities, among other ambitions? Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Data in...
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2022

11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2022

The research team from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy shares its 2022 Trends Report, noting that many of the topics they looked into reflect the sector’s grappling with a similarly profound question: What role does philanthropy play in our national...
To Accelerate Our Economic Recovery, Look to the Arts

To Accelerate Our Economic Recovery, Look to the Arts

The research is clear: The creative and cultural sectors are a powerful force for helping communities large and small turn the corner on the pandemic’s economic shocks. The economic shockwave triggered by COVID-19 is not over. Despite recent employment gains, 9.8...