CultureSource’s primary service is convening the Southeast Michigan cultural sector. This is a service we have been asked to provide since our founding and one that puts us in touch with the wide range of organizations and individuals in the region building businesses and practices focused on creative and cultural expression.
Biannual Member Meetings
Twice-yearly convenings of the entire CultureSource membership that allows us to update colleagues on the state of our alliance and share a range of ideas and trends relevant to their work.
Next Biannual Member Meeting: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Monthly Workshops: Fundraising, Marketing, Finance
Regular inspirational and tactical workshops that focus on core dimensions of business growth and development in the creative sector.
Next Monthly Workshop: TBA
Special topic seminars and mini-residencies in Southeast Michigan by scholars, artists, leaders, and pioneers in the national arts and culture sector.
Next CultureConversation: December 1-3, 2020 featuring TBA
A foundational activity of CultureSource—since our incorporation—has been to convene our members’ CEOs regularly for roundtable discussion in varying configurations to build sector collegiality, collaboration, and resiliency.
Next CEO Roundtable: Bi-weekly, register here
Senior Staff Calls
COVID-19 response, crisis coordination, and general operations conversations among the senior leadership of member organizations, co-hosted with senior leadership from The Ark, the Michigan Science Center, and the Detroit Zoological Society, with additional guest speakers.
Next Senior Staff Call: Bi-weekly, register here
Launched with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, CultureMakers is a program for young leaders, predominantly of color, that aims to explore contemporary practices in the arts and shift dominant narratives about culture.