Newburgh, buoyed by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and other funding, on Dec. 5 presented the initial results of an analysis of the city’s arts and culture resources.
The report, known as the Newburgh Arts and Cultural Study, was informed by a “citywide conversation” using virtual focus groups, site visits, surveys and interviews, said Naomi Hersson-Ringkog, who managed the project with Naomi Miller.
Lord Cultural Resources, a consulting firm, provided the framework for the study and analyzed the results. Its treatment went well beyond traditional notions of the arts to include libraries, parks, gardens and schools, and it placed its findings in the context of the local economy, education, diversity and identity.Read More
Concentrating correspondence, growing additionally financing, improving regional government backing and approaches, and engaging the city’s different networks are the main concerns for the Newburgh Arts and Cultural Study.
Specialist bunch Lord Cultural Resources drove the examination’s cycle and system, working with a few network guides the speak to different businesses in Newburgh, going from film to generosity to culinary expressions.Read More
Canadians are demanding productive, private, and personalized spaces to live, work, and play. The health and economic implications brought on by COVID-19 have exacerbated our housing challenges. But the crisis has also forced us outside our comfort zones to find new and unexpected solutions.
Running now through November 26, 2020, Future Cities Canada: #UnexpectedSolutions features six weeks of free, virtual program showcasing and building the innovative solutions to create the cities we want and need.Read More
The Newburgh Arts and Cultural Study (NACS), guided by a group of community-based advisors, is working on gathering data for a comprehensive inventory and assessment of the diverse arts and culture ecology in Newburgh for the first time in the City’s history.
Behind the team are three entities: the resident-led Newburgh Arts and Cultural Commission, consulting firm Lord Cultural Resources and project managers Naomi Hersson-Ringskog and Naomi Miller.Read More
“There is a breakdown of the old system,” museum consultant Gail Lord said in an e-mail. “Workplaces are changing thanks to demands of #MeToo, Black Lives Matter and Indigeneity. Museum human resource policies and procedures have not kept pace with this new world, especially not providing training to board, staff and leadership. Staff is frustrated because their complaints are not acted on – so they turn to both social and mainstream media.”Read More
The partnership of Lord Cultural Resources and the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is accepting letters of interest (LOI) through September 18th, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET for Fellowship 2020, a new initiative for Black Americans in Museums, Arts, and Cultural Spaces.Read More
Newburgh, New York has launched its first arts and cultural study. The idea is to use the study to better understand the city’s arts and cultural assets, and to understand the role they play in Newburgh.
The consulting firm is Lord Cultural Resources, which is also working with City of Kingston on its arts and culture master plan. In Newburgh, there is the survey, community workshops and stakeholder interviews, which Lord Cultural Resources is conducting with local and regional sector leaders, gathering their thoughts on how their sectors intersect with arts and culture. Miller, who has a background in arts administration, hopes to cast as wide a net as possible for input.Read More
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Even during the new reality of social distancing, gardeners can observe and enjoy their neighborhood’s eye-catching plants.
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We continue to watch for garden-related webinars as the newly emerging dimension of online gardening. We can now highlight a four-part webinar series titled, “Gardens for a Changing World,” co-hosted by The Garden Conservancy and Lord Cultural Resources.Read More
NEWBURGH – The Newburgh Arts and Cultural Commission and the City of Newburgh are proud to undertake the first comprehensive inventory and assessment of the diverse arts and culture ecology in the city: the Newburgh Arts + Cultural Study (NACS). As evidenced in cities large and small, arts and culture are known to be powerful engines for business sectors, and benefit residents and visitors alike. The project website, NewburghCulture.org, details how Newburgh’s community can participate in the first focus group on August 7th, take the survey, volunteer, follow NACS social media, and learn the survey’s results.
“The Newburgh Art and Cultural Study will be an invaluable tool for Newburgh to better understand its arts and cultural assets, in order to best ensure an optimal future for Newburgh’s creative community and the public at large,” said Joy Bailey-Bryant, Vice President and project lead from Lord Cultural Resources.Read More
Junction East would consist of library, art gallery and possibly the Sudbury Theatre Centre; Junction West would house a hotel, a conference and convention centre, and a community auditorium and performance theatre. To date, the city has spent more than $1.1 million on The Junction projects, including more than $650,000 on capital costs. Included in that is about $115,000 for Lord Cultural Resources, which devised a feasibility and business plan for the library and art gallery, as well as nearly $175,000 for Centreline Design for an integrated site design.Read More