redefining arts and culture

Free Webinar: Redefining Arts and Culture

Join AMS Principal Steven A. Wolff for a free webinar on Monday, July 27, at 1:00 pm Eastern Time.
Hanako O'Leary

Summer Project Staff

AMS is delighted to welcome Hanako O'Leary for the summer, working in our Seattle office.
Beaverton Arts and Culture Center

New Arts at Creekside

Beaverton, Oregon, is developing their downtown core with a new Arts and Culture Center.
Gerard Atkinson

AMS Welcomes Gerard Atkinson

Gerard will leverage large-scale data to better inform research and planning in arts organizations.
Van Weze Performing Arts Hall

Van Wezel Rises to No. 1

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall was the most-visited attraction in Sarasota County in the first quarter of this year.
Melora Cybul

AMS Welcomes Melora Cybul

Melora will focus on market and consumer research, project research, and analysis.
Bag&Baggage Productions

From Bank to Blackbox

AMS helped evaluate inspiring plans to reimagine a downtown bank building as a blackbox theatre.
Ball & Socket, Cheshire, CT

Ball & Socket, Reborn

AMS has been commissioned by Ball & Socket Arts to assist in defining their market and cultural programming.
Ardmore, Oklahoma

Creating Ardmore

AMS presented a plan to a diverse group of stakeholders in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to breathe life into the city’s arts and cultural offerings.
Mercer Island Arts Center

New Center for the Arts on Mercer Island

AMS client Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) on Mercer Island near Seattle is scheduled to break ground in late 2016...
El Paso, Texas

Advancing Quality of Life in El Paso

The City of El Paso, Texas, took several big steps toward a new cultural development project this January, as it focused its efforts on four potential sites downtown.
PACStats

PACStats 2.0

Completely redesigned for 2015, PACStats enables informed and effective decision-making at every performing arts center.
U.S. Department of State

Connecting the World through Dance

AMS begins its fourth consecutive year evaluating and supporting this important international arts initiative.
The Proposed Pier 55

Transforming History into the Future

New York's historic waterfront has a bold proposal for a new island-like park and performance venue.
Writers Theatre Ground Breaking

Writers Theatre Breaks Ground

The new Theatre Center will offer a bold new home for the acclaimed organization.
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Grand Premiere in Orlando

Longtime AMS client, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, announces their Grand Premiere schedule!
Salt Lake's Eccles Theater

Salt Lake Project Gets a Name

Congratulations to our colleagues in Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County for the naming gift of their upcoming venue.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Urban Transformation through Culture

On October 9th and 10th, AMS will take part in an International Conference on Cultural Institutions and Urban Transformation.
New Ideas Need Old Buildings

Discussing Adaptive Reuse for Museums

At the recent American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Conference, AMS Director Katie Oman led a wide-ranging discussion exploring "New Ideas Need Old Buildings: Museums, Cities, and Adaptive Reuse."
Exploring El Paso

Exploring El Paso

AMS has partnered with HKS Urban Design Studio on a cultural facilities masterplan, which will include a children's museum, Hispanic Cultural Center, and the city's future multi-purpose arena.
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