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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The Best Fashion, Art, and Photography Coffee Table Books of 2022

Just because the holidays are coming to an end does not mean you can’t get started on your 2022 gift list. Next year promises Diane Keaton’s own photography, large-format chronicles of haute couture fashion houses, and Harry Styles trivia. Below, we’ve gathered a collection of the most anticipated art, fashion, and photography coffee table books that are sure to be a big hit in anyone’s home.


By Diane Keaton

The actress Diane Keaton has taken her own saved and found photographs and culled them to create a visual autobiography of sorts. Along with her personal collections, photographs she snapped, and musings, Saved is an homage to movies—as only Keaton can tell it.

The Fendi Set: From Bloomsbury to Borghese

Photography by Nikolai Von Bismarck, Text by Kim Jones

Fendi creative director Kim Jones often feels an affinity toward counterculture—and draws inspiration from those tribes, too. This book explores

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