Chapter 3

Chapter 3 - Adaptive Arts Organizations

A summary of the key concepts in the chapter 

Organizations Adapting

How Museums Help Communities Heal, Honor Harger, June 2020 (21:10)

“While on lockdown, the galleries of Singapore's iconic ArtScience Museum were empty -- but online, the museum was abuzz. Curator Honor Harger shares how they're engaging deeply with its visitors through streamed talks, performances, and workshops that investigate the COVID-19 landscape and uplift marginalized voices.”

This Changes Everything: How Will Arts and Culture Organizations Evolve to Ensure Their Future? December 6, 2021 (1:02.37) WBUR CitySpace

“The pandemic has changed so many aspects of our lives. This Changes Everything is a new WBUR series examining how our norms, our institutions and our culture have had to adjust to a new reality and what that reality will look like. From how we work, to how we gather, to how we teach, join us for conversations with the leaders, thinkers and activists who are reshaping our world.”

Panelists: Ty Burr - writer and film critic, Ty Burr’s Watch List on Substack. Jill Medvedow - Ellen Matilda Poss Director, Institute of Contemporary Art. Diane Paulus - Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater

Videos Related to Various External Environments

Social & Cultural

Overview of Sociocultural Systems – August 2017 – (26:52)

A lecture from a series of online courses about Systems Innovation. This lecture focuses on the relationship between political systems and human culture and society. 


What Streaming Means for the Future of Entertainment, Emmett Shear, April 2019, (14:45)

“In a talk and demo, Twitch cofounder Emmett Shear shares his vision for the future of interactive entertainment -- and explains how video game streaming is helping people build communities online. "I am excited for a world where our entertainment could connect us instead of isolating us -- a world where we can bond with each other over our shared interests and create real, strong communities," Shear says.”

NOTE: Check the 6e Updates Tab for additional learning links for Chapter 3

Arts Community Engagement -  

Arts Community Engagement Toolkit -  

ArtsJournal -  

ArtsProfessional -  

ArtNet -  

The Arts Management Network    

Americans for the Arts - NATIONAL ARTS PUBLICATIONS DATABASEComprehensive Information on Arts Administration, Policy, and Practice

 Bloomberg CityLab -  

Center for the Future of Museums

 Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends  

Protecting Our Heritage and Fostering Creativity  

Investigating Causal Effects of Arts Education Experiences: Experimental Evidence from Houston's Arts Access Initiative – Feb. 2019  

National Council of Nonprofits, advocacy, and information at the national and state level:  

Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO)  

7 Cultural Trends 2023-2026 -  

UNESCO -Global Trends in Creative Economies in Africa