Upcoming Webinar November 12: The Art of Photography and Storytelling for Social Good

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How can nonprofits use photography. What you'll learn: How can nonprofits use photography and social media to catalyze impact? Event causes webinars digital storytelling tsevent online seminars photography and social media to advocate for their cause? What motivates people to. And what are the elements of a great story or photo essay? Beth Kanter, distinguished author and blogger and David. Bathgate, award-winning photojournalist and storyteller will tackle.

Protecting Wild Lands Through Art

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Braided River combines the arts of photography and literature to create books, media campaigns, and museum exhibits about preserving North America's wild places. Large-Format Photography. Large-format photography books are at the center of each Braided River campaign. Braided River photography books are published under the Braided River imprint of The Mountaineers Books.

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3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

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Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? As Arts and Cultural Organizations (museums, zoos, galleries, festivals and foundations), you have so many powerful images to choose from. Laguna Art Museum. And many of the categories are perfect for Arts and Cultural Organizations to showcase their awesomeness! I have 1021 pins.

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Protecting Wild Lands Through Art

Tech Soup Blog

Braided River combines the arts of photography and literature to create books, media campaigns, and museum exhibits about preserving North America's wild places. Large-Format Photography. Large-format photography books are at the center of each Braided River campaign. Braided River photography books are published under the Braided River imprint of The Mountaineers Books.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm prepping for a workshop on Social Media and wanted do a round up of recent compelling examples of arts organizations using social media strategies and tools. I've covered arts organizations and social media here and there over the past three years and last winter co-wrote a cover story article with Rebecca Krause-Hardie for ArtsReach. They're now running a compelling experiment in crowd-sourced exhibition creation and curation via the photography exhibition Click.

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

Many of them had almost nothing by way of material resources, but they had imagination, and if you have imagination, you can, it turns out, light the dark with all kinds of creative arts. Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. Can you talk a little bit about why they used arts, and why it was an effective tool? BB: Why do you think the arts is such a powerful tool?

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

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Christy Wiles holds an MA degree in Theory of Contemporary Art from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and a BA in Spanish and Latin American Literature from Reed College. Christy helped found the San Francisco-based digital photography publication, Once Magazine. Before relocating to San Francisco, she worked in New York with the Aperture Foundation, the International Center of Photography, and UnionDocs. By Christy Wiles, Marketing Manager, PhotoPhilanthropy.

Getting in on the Act: New Report on Participatory Arts Engagement

Museum 2.0

Last month, the Irvine Foundation put out a new report, Getting In On the Act , about participatory arts practice and new frameworks for audience engagement. Authors Alan Brown and Jennifer Novak-Leonard pack a lot into 40 pages--an argument for the rise of active arts engagement, a framework for thinking about ways to actively involve audiences, and lots of case studies. Excellent case studies, especially from the performing arts sector.

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

Have Fun - Do Good

While writing my mentor post last Sunday I got to thinking about how artists use art for social change and accumulated a bunch of links for related projects, programs and organizations that I thought I'd share: Change Me: The Power of Imagery to Create Change. California College of the Arts' Center for Art and Public Life "The Center for Art and Public Life creates community partnerships using the arts to address issues of social justice, diversity, community development, and education.

Cary McQueen Morrow: Arts and Technology Thought Leader

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In two weeks, several hundred arts leaders from around the country will gather on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University to discuss the role of technology in the arts field at the Technology in the Arts Conference. Cary McQueen Morrow, executive director of the Center for Arts Management and Technology , is the woman and visionary who organized this landmark event. Tell me a little bit about how you got into arts management?

Ask Britt: How can I combine the creative arts with social impact?

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This week's Ask Britt question, sent in by a reader, is, "How can I combine the creative arts with social impact? The arts are a wonderful way to make a difference in the world because they are fun, engaging, and oftentimes help you to tell stories, all key elements to attracting and keeping people involved in a cause. Here are some examples of ways people have used the arts to create social impact: 50 Crows Social Change Photography "Images inspire people to act.

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Quick Hit: My Work with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

Museum 2.0

I've now been the Director of The Museum of Art & History in Santa Cruz for two months. The Museum of Art & History is now in the hands of internationally known innovator Nina Simon, while the community eagerly awaits what happens next By WALLACE BAINE Posted: 06/30/2011 01:30:40 AM PDT Click photo to enlarge Museum of Art & History Director Nina Simon.

5 Questions for Share Roman

NTEN

It is the only form of art that I feel the most safe and authentic in. I used to do photography, hard runner up! The NTEN team is now fully staffed. We’re thrilled to tell you that Share Roman has joined NTEN as our first Impact Coordinator !

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What Should Impress You in Shooting Photos?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

One of the leading reasons people entered digital photography was through a person they love. Digital photography is an enthusiasm that you can show the crucial individuals in your life. You can pass it down to your next generation, as well as spur their love of this incredible art. And also, one of the most common reasons individuals get interested in photography was as a result of family, especially having their very own kids. MAKE ART. You can produce art.

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When to Use Illustration in Your Creative

Media Cause

Stock photography is limiting and photoshoots are expensive, but illustration gives you the freedom to create imagery of anything. It eliminates the boundary of realism, which is an inherent part of photography. . The art direction requires a specific look and feel.

6 Healing Artists

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"Art is a wound turned into light."- I truly believe that art can heal, which is why I love producing the Arts and Healing Podcast for the Arts and Healing Network. If you have ideas for people we should interview, email the Arts and Healing Network team at ahn AT artheals DOT org. Georges Braque As I mentioned in my Fun-Do list last week, one of my favorite things to do is collage.

3 Reasons Your Nonprofit Website Needs Responsive Design

Connection Cafe

54 percent listed overall good design, such as appealing layout and photography, as important. Nonprofit Technology Arts & Cultural content management system Mobile Mobile fundraising mobile giving nonprofit website responsive design SEO user experience UXDid you know that organizations update their website, on average, every 2-4 years?

12 Ideas for a Virtual Fundraiser or Online Event

Get Fully Funded

You can auction off art donated by local artists, as well as jewelry, candles, and other crafts; trips donated by people who own vacation properties or timeshares; and gift cards to popular restaurants and businesses. Here are some ideas: Talent contest: Perfect for an arts organization.

How to Choose Diverse and Inclusive Photos

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The more we showcase real people of all kinds in our photography, the more engaged our audiences will be in the content we create, and the more inclusive our culture will become. Jopwell Collection – “Original, free-to-download stock photography featuring diverse professionals.”

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Strategies for driving non-dues revenue for your association

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Here are some ideas: Set up a state-of-the-art online store. For example, some associations develop calendars and holiday cards that feature members’ photography or artwork. . Taking a strategic approach to driving non-dues revenue might seem challenging. But it doesn’t have to be. .

Crowdsourcing: Soliciting Your Donors’ Wits Instead of Their Wallets

Connection Cafe

Supporters of arts and cultural organizations come in all shapes and sizes , and I would be willing to bet that somewhere in that group is an engineer, a graphic designer, a lawyer, an event planner, an accountant and a copy editor. Photography for an event: Can’t afford a photographer for an upcoming event but want to have to have quality photos to use for PR? Integrated Marketing Arts & Cultural crowdsourcing non profit social media nonprofit events

Ze Frank Takes Over (My) Museum

Museum 2.0

I get excited about a lot of things in my work at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. This winter, as part of a museumwide exhibition called Work in Progress , Ze and the virtual army of participants in A Show will take over a gallery of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Photography, video, audio, text, origami, mail art. Museum of Art and History web2.0

Participatory Internships in Santa Cruz this School Year

Museum 2.0

At the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, we take our interns seriously, give them real responsibility, creative challenges, and meaningful work opportunities. Interns this year will be focusing on our winter Work in Progress show (Thomas Campbell, Ze Frank, Timber Framing) and spring Photography and Identity show. Museum of Art and History professional development

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

50 Silent Auction Basket Ideas to Bring In the Big Bids

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If there are candy-making classes in your area, a gift certificate will come in handy for beginners looking to master the art of sugar confections. Art Appreciation – When it comes to an art lover’s basket, don’t forget to include art appreciation opportunities.

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Free Inspiration: She-ro's Journey E-book + Creative Living with Jamie Podcast

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is a compilation of 40 + women's answers via essay, photography, video, poetry and art to her question, "How are you stepping into your she-ro's journey these days? I'm honored to be included in two creative women's projects this month: Jennifer Louden's free e-book Step Into Your She-ro's Journey: If not now, when? and Jamie Ridler's Creative Living with Jamie Podcast. Jen's free e-book, Step Into Your She-ro's Journey: If not now, when?

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End-of-Year Event Fundraising in 2021

The Modern Nonprofit

PHOTOGRAPHY: BFA.COM. TUTORING ART. Tutoring Art can even host Virtual Painting Fundraisers & Instructionals on your organization’s behalf. Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes END-OF-YEAR EVENT FUNDRAISING IN 2021.

Books That Changed Us in 2020

Media Cause

– Rob Shaw, Art Director . A photography/narrative story where the author visits forgotten cities of America and meets the people who decided to stay even when the factories shut down and the money left.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth Kanter

It may be no surprised that he is an excellent photography and each shot is carefully crafted and described. He gives you the inside story about the work of art. His stream is focused on the theme of sharing his knowledge about the art and more specifically the experience of the Met. You will see photos of Met art works as well as art in other museums. This is a hilarious Instagram spoof account satirizing the great millennial adventurer trend in photography.

Upcoming Webinar on February 2: Digital Storytelling - Push Before You Record

Tech Soup Blog

Finding free music, stock video and photography. Rich attended Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, majoring in dramatic writing and serves as webmaster for the Cine Las Americas film. In conjunction with the third annual TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge , we are offering three free webinars to ensure you know the nuts and bolts of all the stages of production — and get your questions answered by the experts.

Friday Fun Links: Studio One Soul, Mosaics, Samin Nosrat, Instagram, + Store Buyout

Have Fun - Do Good

After going to Amoeba, we visited a few artists' studios as part of the East Bay Open Studios , including the Institute for Mosaic Arts. Also excited to start editing my Arts and Healing Podcast interview with the lovely Susannah Conway about the healing power of photography. They're turning the merchandise into art and are using the art sales to help the grocery stay in business (and pay off the cash advances).

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22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. Users simply take a photo with their iPhone and add special editing and art effects with one tap. A search engine that “knows millions of things&# about people, places, and history, Qwiki takes the information from your Wikipedia Page and converts it into a more visual format complete with audio, video, digital photography, and the ability to “Improve This Qwiki.&#

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#14LCS Recap: Content Round-Up

NTEN

We kicked off September by launching the 2014 Leading Change Summit.and we couldn''t have done it without you. All of us all NTEN are amazed (but not too surprised, really) by the degree of engagement at the 14LCS, and by the movement of individual ideas into actionable projects during the Idea Accelerator. We''re grateful for the articles, blog posts, videos, photos, and more from the 14LCS community.

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33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A free, fun mobile photo-sharing iPhone App that turns your mobile photos instantly in art. Users simply take a photo with their iPhone and add special editing and art effects with one tap. A search engine that “knows millions of things&# about people, places, and history, Qwiki takes the information from your Wikipedia Page and converts it into a more visual format complete with audio, video, digital photography, and the ability to “Improve This Qwiki.&#

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 vs. Adobe Photoshop CC

Tech Soup Blog

Photoshop Elements 15 Photoshop CC (2017) All Apps plan Photoshop CC (2017) Photography plan. Part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan. Check out the product pages for Photoshop Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Photoshop CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan and Photography plan ). Trying to decide if you need the streamlined simplicity of Photoshop Elements or the comprehensive collection of Photoshop CC?

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 vs. Adobe Photoshop CC

Tech Soup Blog

Photoshop Elements 14 Photoshop CC (2015) All Apps plan Photoshop CC (2015) Photography plan. Part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan. Check out the product pages for Photoshop Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Photoshop CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan and Photography plan ). Trying to decide if you need the streamlined simplicity of Photoshop Elements or the comprehensive collection of Photoshop CC?

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How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Flickr and Digital Photography: 5 Hours Weekly. Nonprofits that host many events or are related to the arts, animals, nature, or international development should definitely be using Flickr.

Visitors in Focus

Museum 2.0

Add to this, our designers are careful to pick seats that work with the aesthetic of the art. But our visitors are worried about getting yelled at, and then we put in seats that sort of vaguely look like art. Alli Burness, Meagen Eastep, Jenny Kidd, and Chad Weinard gave a great talk ages ago about cell phone photography/ social photography. They discussed how personal photography wasn’t just about selfies (and in fact often wasn’t).

Guest Post: Oh Snap! Experimenting with Open Authority in the Gallery

Museum 2.0

Visitor-contributed photos surround a collection piece in Carnegie Museum of Art's Oh Snap! so I was intrigued when I heard about a recent success from Jeffrey Inscho, Web and Digital Media Manager at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. The result of those meetings and brainstorming sessions recently manifested itself in our Forum Gallery as an experimental photography project called Oh Snap!

On White Privilege and Museums

Museum 2.0

Two weeks ago, Roberto Bedoya asked several arts bloggers, including me, to write a post reflecting on Whiteness and its implications for the arts. I am in no way an expert in issues related to racial and ethnic representation in the arts. I never saw comparable adjectives used in the European art labels at the museum. I remember a photography exhibition in Boston where one photograph of three young ballerinas was labeled with their names.

Last Week for the 11NTC Scholarship Auction - New and Improved Software!

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We have several in the arts category, including: Colors Over Capital: Donated by Fertile Photography. Thank you to everyone who who has bid so far in our online auction to benefit the 11NTC SCholarship campaign. Between donations, sponsors, and bids so far in the auction, we're just about $2000 shy of our $10k goal. We're almost there! > > Create an auction account and start bidding ! After you create your account, you can see the full list of items.)

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5 Web Design Trends To Watch Right Now

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These oversized images also require a lot of art direction. This is why art direction is so important for managing areas that require large photography or graphics. Is your organization embarking on a website redesign in 2014? Here are five design trends to consider. Simpler Navigation to Get Readers to Focus More on Content. One of the big design trends that is beginning to fade is mega navigation menus that are cluttered and distracting to website visitors.

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Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

There, we see hearts, bodies, and minds coming to life through improvisation and the creative arts. Best Photography Winner — Learning Tree Farm. The Storymakers 2016 campaign surpassed all of our expectations. We received more than 600 submissions from 35+ countries, including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong for the first time. And our Twitter chat was more global than ever before, with people from 20 countries participating!