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How to Increase Engagement for Art and Cultural Brands – The Street

The world in which we live is constantly evolving at such a rapid pace. Seismic technological, social, political, and economic shifts occur so frequently that brands in nearly every sector must remain agile and apply critical strategies to adapt. Particularly challenged are art and cultural institutions whose rich history and purpose must be communicated with the utmost integrity, while also appealing to a broader demographic in order to drive engagement and grow their audience.

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History’s Executive Director Nina Simon recently published The Art of Relevance, in which she “explores how mission-driven organizations can matter more to more people.” Throughout Simon’s book and in her TEDx talk, she methodically examines the concept that museums and other cultural institutions can become connectors within their communities when they measure and deepen their relevance.

From a business perspective, further cultivating this relevance with the public requires an effective

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Ex-prisoners in S’pore use art to give back to the community and to heal their souls

Art exhibition Routes features artworks by the previously-incarcerated in Singapore. (PHOTO: Global Cultural Alliance)

Art exhibition Routes features artworks by the previously-incarcerated in Singapore. (PHOTO: Global Cultural Alliance)

SINGAPORE – A recent art exhibition entitled ‘Routes’, organised by the Global Cultural Alliance (GCA), featured the work of previously-incarcerated artists. These emerging talents are all part of Canvas, a support group providing training for former prisoners at the Visual Arts Hub (VAH) in Changi Prison Complex.

The idea behind the exhibition was to display another side of those who have ended up in the Singapore penal system and to help break down social barriers by showing how art can help with improving mental health. Canvas mentors and volunteers run a variety of art-based programmes to help artists after their release from prison so that they can ultimately give back to the larger community.

“We started out in 2019 as a support group for aspiring artists who were trained at the Visual Arts Hub at Changi

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Kaia Gerber to Host LA Art Show Opening Night Benefit For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital | News

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The LA Art Show is thrilled to announce that international model and actress Kaia Gerber will be the official host of the 2022 Opening Night premiere party, kicking off the Los Angeles 2022 art season. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, January 19 from 7-11 p.m.

Gerber, known for her love of fashion, art, and culture, is a perfect voice for the next young generation of collectors and a great supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and the LA Art Show. With a passion for fostering community, whether it be her social media-based book club or lending her platform to others for the sake of education, Gerber is an exciting addition to this year’s LA Art Show.

For going on eight years, the LA Art Show has been a strong and unwavering supporter

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Top art exhibitions and shows to see in metro Phoenix in 2022

Last year finished strong for metro Phoenix museums and galleries and that trend looks to continue in 2022.

Several exciting art exhibitions are on the calendar for the new year while some significant exhibitions to see in 2022 are already open. “Treasures” at the Musical Instrument Museum, “Legacy of Ceylon: Art and Photography of Sri Lanka” at the Phoenix Art Museum and some art exhibitions are in full swing.

Others will open as the year goes on like artist Beverly Penn’s “Radical Adaptation” at Lisa Sette Gallery and “Southwest Silverwork” at the Heard. SMoCA and Mesa Arts Center are other galleries that will feature several exhibitions throughout the year.

‘Treasures’ at The Musical Instrument Museum

The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix opened its newest exhibition, “Treasures: Legendary Musical Instruments,” on Nov. 12. The showcase — which is scheduled to remain open until September 2023 — features a curated collection of

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