LOCAL PROJECTS DATABASE

The Local Projects Database highlights arts-based social impact projects that are happening across the country. Search the database for examples and inspiration of socially impactful projects or include your organization’s project in the database to highlight your community’s work. Once you upload your organization’s project, you can also select it for inclusion in your own Fact Sheet. Search for projects based on geographic location, sectors, and other descriptors of interest.

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Ada is the first architectural pavilion project to incorporate artificial intelligence. Ada's knitted light immerses visitors in a responsive and interactive glow of photoluminescence driven by individual and collective human-expression data gathered Read More

Sound Digestive System is an audio visual project that uses the digestive system processes into algorithmic sound composition.

Art Hack Day is an event for hackers whose medium is art and artists whose medium is technology held by the nonprofit organization of the same name. 

The pARTner project provides artists on the outside an opportunity to foster connection with artists in prison through letter correspondence and the exchange of creative works.

EcoArts uses art, poetry, and reflection to engage youth in exploring and redefining what the “environment” means to them. 

Housing2Home, a joint program between The Haven and New City Arts, promotes stability among formerly-homeless clients by combining state-funded rental subsidies with creative interventions.

Make America Dinner Again is an avenue to listen. Developed after the 2016 election, MADA is about building understanding and moving forward together by inviting people to sit down and have dinner.

Soil City is a long term project of Open Jar Collective to imagine the ciy as if soil matters. Thye initiative includes walks, workshops, a 'zine, research, and cooking demonstrations to raise awareness of the ground underfoot. 

Gulf Labor Artist Coalition is a coalition of international artists working to ensure that migrant worker rights are protected during the construction of museums on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi.