Author Archives: Ian David Moss

Createquity Office Hours is coming to California

Attention West Coast Createquity fans – we’re having our first-ever Createquity Office Hours in your time zone next month! As a reminder, Createquity Office Hours is an informal gathering in which we turn a bar into Arts Nerd Central. Come with your questions, ideas, requests for career advice, whatever — it’s a great way for […]

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Join us for a special event featuring the Createquity Arts Policy Library

Next Thursday, the Cultural Research Network will host a Virtual Study Group featuring Createquity’s Arts Policy Library. Part book club, part shop talk, these virtual study group sessions offer cultural researchers and the people who love them an opportunity to engage in discussion with fellow practitioners. Each session is devoted to a specific study, report, […]

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Cool jobs of the month

President and CEO, Center for Cultural Innovation The CCI Board seeks a visionary President/CEO to raise and invest funds for innovative projects that support individual artists in California, working in all disciplines. For more than 10 years, the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) has been helping artists with business training and grants to help them […]

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Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: You’re Not as Smart as You Think

(This is the second post in a series on Fractured Atlas’s capacity-building pilot initiative, Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization. To read more about it, please check out Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: An Introduction.) Last fall, we put together a group of six people (henceforth referred to as the Data-Driven D.O.G. Force) to […]

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Come be nerdy with Ian and Nina Simon in Santa Cruz!

Have you ever wondered what all this impact assessment and evaluation stuff is all about, but haven’t been sure how to get started? I bet you’re not alone! That’s why I’m psyched to be involved with a great and affordable professional development event happening this summer in gorgeous Santa Cruz, CA, called Museum Camp 2014: […]

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Please welcome the Spring 2014 Createquity Fellows

I’m excited to announce what has got to be the most unorthodox – not to mention international – slate of Createquity Fellows we’ve had yet. Between the two of them, Christy Fisher and Alicia Akins bring experience as programs director for an ethnology museum in Laos, extra on House of Cards, assistant to MIT electrical engineering […]

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Cool jobs of the month

Had a little bit of a lull there, but now we’re back in business! Director & CEO, Canada Council for the Arts The Canada Council for the Arts is a federal Crown corporation created by an Act of Parliament in 1957 “to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works […]

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Fall Fellowship: A Recap

Congratulations to Lindsey Cosgrove and Jena Lee, the last-ever Createquity Writing Fellows (the program will be known as simply the Createquity Fellowship starting this spring). Jena and Lindsey were much more integrated into the daily operations of the site than previous Fellows and are the first group to have participated in every Around the Horn […]

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Createquity in Quotes: 2013

The arts, including painting, sculpture, installation, dance and music, are in part about creating a sensory experience—something for the audience to see, feel or hear. And perhaps more than any other discipline, food has the ability to appeal to all of our senses—a combination of colors, textures, crunches, smells and tastes goes into the making […]

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The Top 10 Arts Policy Stories of 2013

Each year, Createquity offers a list of the top ten arts policy stories of the past twelve months. You can read the previous editions here: 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009. The list, like the blog, is focused on the United States, but is not oblivious to news from other parts of the world. I am […]

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