The Alliance membership includes nearly 400 artist residency programs. Whether large or small, emerging or established organizations, we strive to provide relevant, engaging resources to all residency programs. In addition to promoting the field through advocacy work, publications, and communications, we offer professional development and consulting services including:
Consulting Services: Site visits, program development, and assessment
The Alliance has developed assessment frameworks for the field to assist our members in developing healthy organizations. From our major research initiative on sustainability; to our recent work the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chesterwood, S&R Foundation, the Rauschenberg Foundation, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Joan Mitchell Foundation. and the Manship Artists Residence & Studios; to informal advising to our members, we continue to work to create the tools the field needs to succeed. Read more about our consulting services.
Emerging Program Institute
This 2-day bootcamp combines best practices from the arts-and-cultural sector with specific, hands-on information about artists' residencies. If you are interested in or involved in launching a new residency program, you won't want to miss this spring intensive. Read more here.