ArtPlace: A new Partnership

Welcoming America, an organization that works to create more inclusive communities, and ArtPlace America, a collaboration of foundations, federal agencies and financial institutions working to position arts and culture as a core sector of community planning and development, are pleased to announce a new partnership that will identity and foster innovative models of collaboration between the arts and immigration fields.  


At a time when the nation is challenged to bridge divides across lines of difference, this project will seek to foster belonging and social cohesion for all Americans by bringing together Welcoming America’s place-based network with the creative community in new ways.  It will explore and scale innovative models for creative placemaking and arts programming to support immigrant incorporation and welcoming initiatives, and to engage artists and cultural institutions in local communities to help shape a more inclusive America.