Author Archives: Jackie Hasa

Last Chance to Take Createquity to the Next Level!

Createquity readers, tomorrow is the final day in our Indiegogo funding campaign. Thanks to your generous contributions, as of this writing we have raised $7,385 from 93 funders toward our $10,000 goal. It’s been truly humbling to witness the number of people who care enough about high-quality information and analysis in the arts to contribute. […]

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Diane Ragsdale’s Wonderful Words and Nina Simon’s Participatory Museum

We’re feeling the love from two new arts luminaries today: Diane Ragsdale, provocateur and fellow blogger at Jumper, and Nina Simon, Executive Director at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, have thrown their support behind our Indiegogo campaign. Diane offers some inspiring words of support in the video below, and Nina has given […]

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Createquity’s Cott Respect

We just received yet another wonderful endorsement from a man many of you probably hear from daily. Thomas Cott, industry expert and valued purveyor of arts knowledge through You’ve Cott Mail, has generously provided the below video to help support Createquity’s Indiegogo campaign. He joins Andrew Taylor in asking you to invest in Createquity’s exciting […]

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Andrew Taylor Thinks You Should Donate to Createquity

The Createquity team has been humbled by how many amazing arts thinkers and leaders use this site as a resource for their work. Now that we’re in the throes of our first-ever Indiegogo campaign, some of those folks have been generous enough to give us their thoughts on what makes Createquity special. Andrew Taylor, American […]

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Become Part of Createquity’s Future

Earlier this week, Ian announced some big changes to the Createquity site, including our first-ever fundraising campaign to help us transform our work. As an all-volunteer effort to date, Createquity has never asked for your financial support before, and now we’re hoping readers like you will donate to help us raise $10,000 – a big […]

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Burning Man is Dead; Long Live Burning Man

Burning Man is an arts event like no other. During the week prior to Labor Day, thousands of people collectively produce an alternative society in the Nevada desert, one driven by ten principles, such as radical inclusion of all attendees and their lifestyles, anti-corporate decommodification, and participation in cultural production. Thousands of artists spend much […]

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Arts Policy Library: Cultural Engagement in California’s Inland Regions

SUMMARY WolfBrown’s 2008 Cultural Engagement in California’s Inland Regions, commissioned by The James Irvine Foundation and written by Alan Brown and Jennifer Novak (now known as Jennifer Novak-Leonard) with Amy Kitchener, aims to provide a broad view of how residents in California’s Inland Empire and Central Valley regions engage with the arts. These regions are […]

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Beyond Gamification: Alternative Models for Games in Arts Organizations

In my first post on games and the arts, I wrote that the massive growth of the video games industry in the last 20 years is motivating the integration of game dynamics with all sorts of products and services. While games that take place in the real world have a long history (e.g. sports, board […]

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Games and the Arts in the 21st Century: An Introduction

The idea of using games as a new way to engage audiences has gained immense traction in the last 5 years. The museum world in particular has seen a great deal of discussion on this topic, from Nina Simon’s dozens of posts to this year’s Museums and the Web conference; these conversations are a natural […]

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Parklets: Coming Soon to a City Near You

In the last year, parklets have taken San Francisco by storm. At the start of 2011, San Francisco had four of these sidewalk-adjacent, itty-bitty public spaces created by repurposing parking spots. Now there are more than 20, with dozens of others in various stages of review. Other cities, including New York, Long Beach, Los Angeles, […]

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