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RUPRI hosts Rural Cultural Wealth Lab Digital Exchange Webinar

RUPRI hosts Rural Cultural Wealth Lab Digital Exchange Webinar

RUPRI hosted a Digital Exchange Webinar on Tuesday, January 23 to share the work of the Rural Cultural Wealth Lab. More than 260 people from five countries registered for the webinar, which featured Sunil Iyengar (Director of the NEA Office of Research and Analysis), alongside Kiley Arroyo, Chuck Fluharty, Dr. Matthew…

RUPRI Rural Cultural Wealth Lab featured in upcoming Digital Exchange Webinar

RUPRI Rural Cultural Wealth Lab featured in upcoming Digital Exchange Webinar

The RUPRI Rural Cultural Wealth Lab is one of four inaugural National Endowment for the Arts Research Labs named last year, following a national competition. This national effort unites the knowledge and lived experiences of a diverse array of scholars and practitioners to explore the intersection of rural arts and culture, entrepreneurship…

Public Transformation celebrates & contemplates art in rural America

Public Transformation celebrates & contemplates art in rural America

The Public Transformation exhibition opened at Art of the Rural’s Outpost Winona last weekend in Winona, MN. Artist Ashley Hanson and her collaborators’ cross-country Public Transformation tour visited artists and arts organizations in small towns and rural areas. The purpose of the trip: to tell stories of rural artists, to…

Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit connections highlighted in Public Transformation exhibition

Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit connections highlighted in Public Transformation exhibition

RUPRI’s Next Generation partner Art of the Rural is honored to present Public Transformation, a cross-country documentary art project highlighting how rural-based artists and arts organizations make their communities a more vibrant, healthy, connected place to live, at Art of the Rural’s Outpost Winona headquarters. Ashley Hanson’s little yellow school bus acted as a…

National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy  was held on Sept 6-8 in Burlington VT

National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy was held on Sept 6-8 in Burlington VT

A 3-day innovation summit for creative entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders who are champions of progress toward future prosperity in the Climate Economy was held on September 6–8 at the University of Vermont in Burlington. The “Catalysts of the Climate Economy” National Summit has announced that environmentalist, entrepreneur, activist, and…

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

Americans for the Arts and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced that Commissioner Randy Maluchnik of Carver County, Minnesota was awarded the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership on Sunday at NACo’s annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. The award honors an elected county board or…

RUPRI Health Panel Considers Alternatives to Inpatient Hospital Care in a High Performing Rural Health System

RUPRI Health Panel Considers Alternatives to Inpatient Hospital Care in a High Performing Rural Health System

The RUPRI Health Panel describes opportunities for rural communities to develop a high performance rural health system after hospital closure, including three case studies that describe real-world transitions from hospital-based locus of care to new models of care delivery in rural places. After Hospital Closure: Pursuing High Performance Rural Health System…

February Digital Exchange video available now

February Digital Exchange video available now

Thank You for Joining Us! Nearly 140 people registered for our first Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar, which welcomed Matthew Glassman, Nikiko Masumoto, Bob Reeder and Ryan Taylor to bridge conversation across the regions, sectors, and place-based philosophies that make the work of creative placemaking so essential to the future…