Imagination powers change – and changes power.
Our book: The Art of Activism
You can now pre-order our book, The Art of Activism: Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible. It includes straightforward lessons, insights, and research from the couple decades of our work (and jokes). More at ArtOfActivismBook.com
We’re supporting organizations and individuals that protect the freedom to vote in the United States with creativity and innovation. We’ve trained, mentored, and funded over 300 people and projects, reaching an audience of over two million, all across the country.
We designed a new online conversation series to help people working on advocacy and activism discover new ideas and creative approaches to their work – and you’re invited!
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Arts and culture make activism more effective. There are still many obstacles ahead, but the Center for Artistic Activism is ready with tools, resources, training, and support. Help us continue this work by contributing now.
We offer training for artists, activists, and organizations on theory, methods and skills for maximizing their impact. In 2021 alone we’ve trained hundreds of activists, artists, and investigative journalists in the Western Balkans and West Africa, and democracy advocates across the United States, and public health advocates around the world.
We provide advising for groups and organizations on strategic, creative methods for activism, grant making, and assessment. 2021 advising partners include; Greenpeace, A Blade of Grass, Art Against Ageism, Recess Art, and Open Society Foundations.
We conduct and share research on the practice and impact of artistic activism.
We give away podcasts, videos, webinars, guides and other online training resources you can access now..
What we do
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation helps support artistic activism worldwide.
Have you heard about the Center for Artistic Activism Secret Sauce? Well, if you’re wondering whether creative activism works, or challenged by what it even means for creative activism to work then you’re in luck – at the next edition of Revolutionizing Activism on May 26th at 12pm EST we’re sharing the secret sauce behind …
We’re hiring! — We’re looking for an intern to help with creative activism research and outreach this summer. The intern will help our teams tell the stories of incredible creative advocacy projects from around the world. They’ll dig in our archives, research projects of our partners, and develop written and designed materials that will be …
We’re hiring! — We’re looking for a talented, experienced, fun and experimental graphic designer to work with us on an ongoing and flexible basis as a contractor. We have various design projects that we’d love some design help with, based on our existing style guides and standards, from a new line of print materials to …
Redistricting Lotería is an Unstoppable Voters project – a series of Center for Artistic Activism supported works that protect the freedom to vote with creativity and innovation. Redistricting Lotería No matter what we look like or where we come from, when it comes to having a say over who represents us, most of us want …
Activism, amongst other things, involves being willing to bring ideas to people on an unsolicited basis when they’re not necessarily asking for it? So, what happens when you bring the future to them? Stuart Candy At the latest edition of Revolutionizing Activism: The Power of Utopia, Stuart Candy (Berggruen Fellow at the University of Southern …
Be our guest at our creative activism cocktail hour! On Thursday, May 26, from 7-9pm, we’ll be at Grape & the Grain in Orlando to share how we’ve been using creativity to protect the freedom to vote, in Florida and beyond. We want to hear what you’ve been up to and if there are ways …