Participants: The mayor’s cabinet, other staff members selected by the city’s administration.
(Four online two hour sessions)
Session 1: (Online, Two hours) Arts and Policy, Steps and Missteps
Description: A conceptual introduction to the program and its approach with exemplary mini-cases. Includes an interactive presentation/discussion of the history of arts and culture as contributors to policy and public management. Includes a comparison of two mini-cases to be discussed.
Session 2: (Online, Two hours) Artful Leadership, Participatory Arts, Security, Integration, Social Capital
Description: Based on a study of almost two dozen major public design projects within mostly public-sector organizations in five countries, identifies effective leadership strategies critical to their success.
Session 3: (Online, Two hours) Arts and Policy Toolkits 1: Change Management Frameworks
Session 4: (Online, Two hours) Arts and Policy Toolkits 2: Relational and Round
(In person, 4 sessions, about 90 minutes each)
Session 5: (In-person) Customize Arts and Policy for Your City
Session 6: (In-person) Connect the Dots
Session 7: (In-person) Facilitated Working Groups
Session 8: (In-person) Finalize Projects Definitions
Work in groups over six month period, regular check-ins with project faculty.
(In person, one day)
Presentation of projects and results from one or more cities. Plans for scaling up, integration, etc.