Artists Thrive

Artists Thrive is a growing initiative offering a suite of interconnected resources that can guide us in what it means to succeed and thrive as an artist – and what it means to have a thriving arts sector.

 Boulder Arts Commission

The City of Boulder’s Office of Arts and Culture is currently implementing Boulder’s Community Cultural Plan through a set of programs including cultural grants, public art, initiatives that support artists and the creative economy, and research.

The Cultural Planning Group

We believe that each community and person has the right to choose their own cultural life. We also have more cultural planning experience than any other firm—come share with us your ideas, questions and challenges. http://culturalplanning.com/


DataArts empowers the nonprofit arts and cultural sector with high-quality data and resources in order to strengthen its vitality, performance, and public impact.


Demiurge is a custom sculpture production studio specializing in large scale structural projects from all domains. We bring your vision to life through a meticulous planning process, cost-effective design and cutting edge fabrication and installation techniques. www.demiurgedesign.com

Enduring Images

Enduring Images uses customer artwork to print full color, photo resolution, kiln fired ceramic decals used to customize public art and functional products.  We also sell our ceramic decorating systems to others!

Goucher College

Through our limited-residency format, the MA in Arts Administration at Goucher offers working professionals the opportunity to study with national leaders, build professional relationships, engage in interactive & applicable learning, and attend class from anywhere in the world. 

National Arts Strategies

NAS develops and delivers market-leading education services for individuals who play a variety of roles in the arts and culture ecosystem: artists, cultural entrepreneurs, board members, staff members and executives.

 Performing Arts Readiness

Performing Arts Readiness provides resources and training for the performing arts sector to develop and execute emergency plans with national partners ArtsReady, an online emergency preparedness tool, and NCAPER, the originator of the Cultural Placekeeping Guide for community response and emergency network building.

Production Resource Group

From Community Art projects and festivals to Broadway, PRG is the world's leader in Event Technology Solutions.See what we can do.... together!

Scott System

Over the past 50 years, Scott System has produced architectural form liners to create original art, aesthetic designs, patterns, and textures for public art projects throughout North America.
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SmartSimple is a global leader in grants management software, delivering solutions to 300+ clients around the world. Art councils can simplify tracking, managing, and reporting their programs and gain rich insight into their community impact. www.smartsimple.com

University of Denver

Master new skills with a certificate or master's degree in Arts and Culture from the University of Denver’s University College. Highly flexible and affordable, University College provides career-focused courses online and evenings.

WESTAF is a regional arts organization whose mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the western United States. WESTAF connects art, technology, and leadership to engage cultural communities in positive transformation. https://www.westaf.org/




The Annual Convention offers your organization the unique opportunity to connect with more than 1,000 decision makers, stakeholders and leaders from the arts field, including artists, patrons, planners, foundation and corporate representatives, elected officials, and community leaders.