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Arts & Society

Kenan Institute for the Arts

Arts & Society

Demonstrating the value and impact of the arts in society.

Artists help build vibrant communities through their work, their ideas and their leadership. The Kenan Institute focuses resources toward local and regional projects with national impact that empower and engage artists and the wider creative sector in addressing issues such as equity and diversity, urban and economic development, and civic engagement.

LEAP

LEAP (Leveraging Arts Enterprise and Placemaking in Economic Development) is a multi-year project to leverage university, community and arts-based resources to transform our community through arts enterprise, creative placemaking and arts-focused economic development.

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Community Innovation Labs

Community Innovation Labs are a new approach that equips local communities to address tough social challenges by bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders, and deeply integrating artists and artistic practice into rigorously designed and facilitated change processes.

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And So We Walked

Cherokee actress and writer DeLanna Studi dreamed of one day following the footsteps her ancestors were forced to travel along The Trail of Tears and then finding a way to share their tragic yet triumphant legacy with audiences around the country.

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