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New Engagement with Imagination Stage WolfBrown is pleased to be working with Imagination Stage, an arts and culture nonprofit in Bethesda, Maryland which empowers young people “to discover their voice  >>

Loyalty Concept Exploration with the National Arts Centre

Team: Alan Brown, Surale Phillips, John Carnwath, Erin Gold February 1, 2024 As Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts, the National Arts Centre (NAC) charged with WolfBrown to investigate  >>

Loyalty Concept Exploration with the National Arts Centre

The National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canada commissioned WolfBrown in fall 2023 to investigate the nature of loyalty, with an eye towards critically examining the future of customer  >>

Regional Arts and Creativity Council

An Evaluation of the Right Brain Initiative, Arts Education Research and Program Development Team: Dennie Palmer Wolf The Right Brain Initiative is a program of the Portland-based Regional  >>

Evaluations at Mid-Life

by Dennie Palmer Wolf In an issue of GuildNotes, Dennie Palmer Wolf continues her article series on program evaluations with an investigation of their mid-life. Imagine that you  >>

Arizona Science Center

Team: Alan Brown, Surale Phillips, Erin Gold Arizona Science Center (ASC) selected WolfBrown to conduct mixed-methods research to inform the organization’s strategic planning efforts. Quantitative research conducted in  >>

Imagination Stage: Impact Evaluation of In-School Programs and Workshops

Team: Kathleen Hill, Dennie Palmer Wolf WolfBrown is pleased to be working with Imagination Stage, an arts and culture nonprofit in Bethesda, Maryland which empowers young people “to discover their voice  >>

Regional Arts Commission: Creatives Count Presentation 2

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Regional Arts Commission: Creatives Count

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Regional Arts Commission: Creatives Count

Team:  John Carnwath, Kacie Willis In 2023, we partnered with The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) to ask the musicians, writers, craftspeople, designers, makers, and performers who enrich  >>

California Arts Council: Grantmaking Evaluation

Team:  John Carnwath, Alan Brown, Salvador Acevedo, Anh Thang Dao-Shah, Shalini Agrawal The California Arts Council’s programs aim to allow all Californians to thrive via public support for creativity and  >>

Community-Word Project

Community Word Project’s mission is to facilitate culturally responsive, multidisciplinary art programs for students, teaching artists, and communities to develop and amplify their voices and creative skills. We  >>

FirstHand at University City Science Center

University City Science Center’s FirstHand program has been awarded a grant from the US Department of Education. AnLar LLC and WolfBrown will serve as research and evaluation partners  >>

EdVestors: Multiple Projects

EdVestors is an organization that strives to improve schools in Boston. They achieve their mission by activating resources and people, learning and iterating in context, and influencing system-wide  >>

Mellon Foundation: Multiple Projects

WolfBrown has collaborated with the Mellon Foundation on multiple projects. These include:  >>

William Penn Foundation: Multiple Projects

Team: Kelly R. Fisher, Steven J. Holochwost, Kerry O’Grady, Dennie Palmer Wolf The Socioemotional Benefits of the Arts: A New Mandate for Arts Education Summary Report WolfBrown collaborated  >>

Arts for Learning Maryland: Impact Evaluation of Multiple Programs

Team: Steven J. Holochwost, Dennie Palmer Wolf Founded in Baltimore in 1950, Arts for Learning Maryland, formerly Young Audiences of Maryland, transforms the lives and education of Maryland  >>

New Jersey Symphony’s CHAMPS project

Team: Steven Holochwost, Dennie Palmer Wolf New Jersey Symphony’s Character, Achievement, and Music Project (CHAMPS). In 2012, NJS retained WolfBrown to assess the program’s impacts on participating students.  >>

The Values Study: Rediscovering the Meaning and Value of Arts Participation

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, Arts Division Made possible by The Wallace Foundation’s State Arts Partnerships for Cultural Participation (START) Program Alan Brown The Values Study was an  >>

Initiators and Responders: Leveraging Social Context to Build Attendance

Issues Brief Series #4 Summer 2004, Published by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation  by Alan Brown Two observations from recent studies illustrate the paradox of  >>

A View from the Entrepreneurial Edge of Immersive Programming

This one-hour webinar was a joint activity of the Audience Outlook Monitor community and Immersed in the Future, WolfBrown’s community of practice designed to support nonprofit arts organizations  >>

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Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga (Now ArtsBuild): A Citizen-driven Planning Process

Team: Thomas Wolf, Dennie Palmer Wolf, Marc Goldring, Jane Culbert As part of a Kresge-funded initiative coordinated by Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga, consultant Dr. Thomas Wolf conducted  >>

Could It Happen Again? The Fate of the Other Russian Musicians

During the present crisis in the Ukraine, much has been made of the fate of Russian musicians who are supporters of Vladimir Putin. Superstars like conductor Valery Gergiev and  >>

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Affordable market research for arts and cultural organizations. Finally.  Audience Outlook Monitor is a community of research-minded arts and culture professionals dedicated to learning about audiences, led by WolfBrown. Through our free  >>

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Creative Opportunities

Through innovative program design, research, and evaluation, we collaborate on deepening and amplifying the creative experiences individuals can access throughout their lives. WolfBrown assists institutions and communities in designing, implementing, and evaluating creative learning programs spanning all age groups. Our innovative, sector-leading work includes basic research, integrative landscape and literature reviews, and participatory and summative program evaluations—all with the understanding of how these programs build the diverse creative capital in individuals, families, and communities.  >>

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Tomorrow is Another Day

During the COVID-19 pandemic, WolfBrown refined and focused our communications channels to help arts leaders navigate the crisis. With this issue of On Our Minds, we return to  >>

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