Tag Archives: Research
Artist: Royce Bannon

Tune in to ‘Spacing Out’

We are gearing up for “Spacing Out: A Forum on Innovative Uses of Cultural Space“, happening this Wednesday at South Oxford Space, and looking forward to the presentations that will be given on various case studies currently being conducted. Topics to be covered include: public spaces programmed by non-profit organizations; adaptive re-use of buildings; shared […]

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MAS Summit for New York City

Join the third annual MAS Summit for New York City on October 18 and 19 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. This year we will be highlighting trailblazing initiatives in New York and other cities around the globe, exploring themes of Development, Density, and Diversity. Participants will speak about the balancing act […]

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SIAP resources: arts and social impact

For those interested in learning more about the evaluation of arts and culture in urban neighborhoods, several case studies and summary papers conducted by the Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP), a research group at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, are easily accessible on their website. SIAP’s research focuses […]

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SPACING OUT! Learn more about our Forum on Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space

SPACING OUT: A Forum on Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space Wednesday, August 15th, 9:30am-12pm, South Oxford Space, 138 S. Oxford Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Follow the forum’s live tweets at http://storify.com/fourthartsblock/spacing-out. NOCD-NY: The Naturally Occurring Cultural District Working Group, Arts & Democracy Project and Urban Bush Women presented SPACING OUT, an interactive forum on the […]

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The Future of Fashion

The Pratt Center’s new issue brief, The Future of Fashion, examines the “naturally occurring” entrepreneurial potential that exists in the exchange between the 5,000 fashion students who attend one of the city’s four nationally renowned fashion design schools and the Garment Center in Manhattan, one of the largest fashion design and production districts in the […]

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National Research and Policy

NOCD-NY’s work is informed by a host of innovative support resources, including… – – Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP) University of Pennsylvania’s Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP) researches types of “natural cultural districts” and provides direction to cultivate them. Cultivating “Natural” Cultural Districts “Natural” Cultural Districts: A Three-City Study – – […]

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Practice: First Steps

To gain traction in its first year, NOCD-NY’s practice committee is focusing on the idea of space.  The committee will… Collect and share case studies of arts and cultural uses of vacant and/or underutilized space Distill learning lessons and best practices from these case studies Develop recommendations that can make these uses more feasible, accessible, […]

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