Kickstarter, Crowdsourcing, SPREAD: Changing the way art is funded

Ellen Berkovitch of discusses changing models for arts funding including new, internet based and crowdsourced models that seek to amplify cultural vibrancy.  From Richard Florida‘s “creative class” to “creative placemaking,” Ellen talks about how these new ideas are reflected in Santa Fe’s changing arts scene.  And of course Jim Atwood’s New Mexico Minute, this week on Ben Ray Lujan’s “legislative update.”

Listen to the show here: (23 min)

iPad users click here to listen or (anyone) right click here to download the show.

Read Ellen’s Article:

New Formula: Grassroots Arts Philanthropy Booms, by Ellen Berkovitch, October 24, 2011

From the piece:  “It should come as no surprise that the old days, in which federal funders and brand-name philanthropy got behind art and built it into cities, are over; that shade was half-drawn even before the recession.”

Check out Kickstarter, The Kindle Project, SPREAD,  and MIX Santa Fe.

Read more about ArtPlace America.

Read more about the National Committee for Responsible Philanthropy report here.

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