The 7 Arts Foundation Exchange that supports research, technical and consultative training and advisory services for economic development specialists, city and town planners and progressive arts community leaders.
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Terrific artwork from THOS. Illustration Studios presented from the good people at GMSolutions, sponsors of the Modern Masterworks Gallery Page on this web site . Proceeds support the district training work of the foundation. Thank you. Modern Masterworks is proud to present in this season's collection THOMAS OLDENBERG LEIGH
TEXTS -- only available in soft-bound workshop editions at the present time. Note: Some titles may be temporarily out-of-print...
- AESTHETIC DETERMINISM, A GENERAL CONSIDERATION, seminar ed.
- ART ACQUISITION GUIDE, 2nd ed.
- ARTS DISTRICT BUILDING GUIDE, 4th Workshop ed.
- FINANCING MUSIC VENTURES, 16th workshop ed., available Fall '07
FIRST & BEST - your online/fax newsletter for members about arts issues and return-on-investment solutions for arts districts, cultural districts and a wide assortment of arts clusters and arts corridors. Faxed editions reach readers beyond the local frontiers; you see your district as others see it. FIRST & BEST has become a bi-annual nexus for over a hundred progressive communities throughout the continent.
MISSION MANIFESTO, 3rd ed. roundtable imprint
- PLANNING, DEVELOPING & MANAGING ARTS DISTRICTS -Planning ed. available at press time
- PROPOSAL WRITING FOR SACRED ARTS STUDIOS, ECCLESIASTICAL INSTITUTIONS, ORGANIZATIONS & AGENCIES, 2nd ed. conference imprint
- LEADERSHIP SUCCESSION, AN ARTS & CULTURAL DISTRICT APPROACH, 3rd ed. workshop imprint available Spring '07
- WHEN NOT TO BUILD AN ARTS OR CULTURAL DISTRICT, 2nd, ed. workshop primer folio
- ARTS AGGLOMERATES & IMPLICATIONS FOR CULTURAL PLANNING, temporarily out-of-print
- ARTS CLUSTERS: ALLIANCE & MARKET CAPITALISM AT WORK, roundtable ed. available Winter '07
ARTWORK -- original artwork is available to the Membership and Friends. Collection pieces range from US$1750 - 9000. Monoprints range from US $195 - $1895; they are available to Members and Guests. All works, including the provenance, come with a Certificate of Authenticity. Acquisitions support the development of Member-led arts councils and other NGOs which participate in the planning, development and management of arts, design and cultural districts in North America.
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WHO WE SERVE
A Select list of governments, corporations, foundations, institutions, universities, studios... more. Updated Weekly.
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Links to GM Solutions and other purveyors of arts corridor and cultural corridor marketing literature, products and services. Link: Modern Masterworks Gallery .
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Member Connections: Remember to add comments to our new Blog page for all varieties of Destination Districts, including Arts & Antiques Districts, Arts & Cultural Districts, Arts & Design Districts, Arts & Entertainment Districts, Arts & Historical Districts, Arts & Sciences Districts, Arts & Technology Districts, Arts & Warehouse Districts, Arts Districts, Arts Gateway Districts, Arts Superblocks, Cultural Districts, Giftbox Design Districts, Museum & Theatre Districts
We are an education and advisory site. Training and teaching materials, as well as workshop, roundtable and seminar leadership materials are always being updated, revised, written. Let us know what is missing in the literature; given time and resources, we will be happy to oblige useful requests. The 7 Arts Foundation
Want to open an affiliate training and advisory office in your region of North America? Contact the Interim Managing Director, 7 Arts Foundation via the Contact Page. While we naturally do not franchise any part of our operations, we recognize that all real estate issues are local matters, and that a field office located in different parts of the continent may better serve local planning and development conditions than our pair of regional offices. We are, therefore, prepared to help establish district field offices to meet area needs where appropriate.
QUOTE FOR A SEASON
If you put a frog in a pot of cool water atop a stove and turn up the heat on the stove, then a frog will stay in the pot and get cooked to death. However, if you drop a frog into hot water, a frog will immediately jump out to save its life. Whither the [arts] nonprofit... --- Excerpt, MISSION MANIFESTO, co-published with the 7 Arts Foundation, copyright 1995, by Marshall A. Thomas III
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If you are ever not satisfactorily served by a requested 7 Arts Foundation training program or advisory project, for any reason, you will receive a full and prompt refund on all remaining days of your Membership or the term of your service covenant, no questions asked.
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The purpose of 7 Arts Foundation content and message boards is to both provide data and information and to facilitate general dialogue about arts and cultural corridor-related topics. No legal advice is being given and no attorney-client relationship is being invented.
This web site contains links to other web sites not under the control of the 7 Arts Foundation or its agencies, and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. ARTS ANSWERS provides these links merely as a courtesy. The data contained in this web site is for informational purposes only and is not represented to be error free.
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