Affordable space is a critical need for artists. One relatively untapped angle is vacant commercial property. Dane County Planning & Development (Madison, Wisconsin) recently took the bold step of asking why artists and commercial property owners aren’t getting together.
Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. November’s featured project is Little Lord.
Little Lord produces irreverent theater in NYC, “simultaneously glorifying and destroying any pretense of theatrical illusion,” to use their own words. Over the 2011 holiday season, Little [...]
For years, the single metric that we cited most often at Fractured Atlas was our total membership. Fractured Atlas began its life as a membership organization and remains one at its core.
Recently, however, we’ve started introducing some services that aren’t membership-based (e.g., Artful.ly, Spaces, Archipelago), which made the membership number an incomplete indicator of our [...]
As a teenager watching late-night MTV in the 1990s, I somehow failed to predict that, 20 years later, I would be interviewed by Kennedy for a leading libertarian publication on the subject of federal funding for the arts. And yet, this happened:
Here’s the full article and video.
Believe it or not, the holidays are upon us, and the new year is on its way! In a study conducted by Charity Navigator, it was reported that, on average, charities receive 41% of their annual contributions in the last few weeks of the year. That’s almost half of their annual contributions!
There are a [...]
Nina Simon the Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History and blogger at Museum 2.0, recently gave a knock-out key note speech at this year’s National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference in Charlotte, NC. During her speech, Simon reflected on how she and her museum’s staff have taken a radically different approach to their museum’s community engagement.
Special thanks to our staff member, Jason Tseng, for designing this creative infographic about Fractured Atlas’s programs and services.
Although Fractured Atlas is a national organization, our office is in midtown Manhattan and about 40% of our members are in the NYC-area. As such, we’ve had front row seats for Sandy and its aftermath. Fortunately everyone on our staff is fine, and our office is fully operational. Many of the artists and organizations in our community were [...]
If you haven’t heard of ArtsReady, now is as good a time as any to acquaint yourself. It’s an emergency preparedness tool provided by South Arts. Fractured Atlas was a partner on its creation.
In the aftermath of Sandy, arts organizations are struggling with a host of challenges, from lost income to flooded facilities. I asked [...]
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The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for USArtists International
Who they fund:
Through USAI, grants are available to American dance, music and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at international festivals and for performance engagements [...]