Artspace Consulting property tour in Maine

Our Services

How we help communities

Wendy Holmes facilitating at a charette in Boston
Wendy Holmes facilitating at a charette in Boston

Guiding groups through the process of refining their vision for arts space.
Identifying
the buildings and/or sites most suitable for arts facilities.
Providing
practical advice on how to move a project forward, independently or with Artspace as the developer.
Analyzing
operating budgets and capital needs for long-term affordability and sustainability.
Advising
on how to align funding proposals with larger civic agendas.
Sharing
knowledge as educators and conveners at creative community development gatherings.

Put simply, we help find solutions to arts-related space needs. The way it all comes together depends on the needs, challenges, and vision of the community.

Browse our services below. If you have any questions, contact: lucas.koski@artspace.org

Artspace Tour in Dubuque, Iowa

Preliminary Feasibility Visit

Jump start your vision of creating affordable space for artists. An intensive two-day fact-finding mission to assess the potential for a live/work project. 

Arts Market Survey

Listen to the artists! Find out how many artists and organizations are interested, what their space needs are, and how to keep them involved in the process.

building tour in Decatur, Alabama

Creative Spaces Consulting Visit

Imagining a place - when repurposing a historic theater, creating an arts district, filling a vacant building with arts use, or embarking on an arts development project

space planning activity

Sustainable Facilities Assessment

Long-term sustainability starts with thoughtful planning. We offer real estate know-how to help nonprofits prepare for the purchase, lease, or renovation of a facility.

Cathryn on a tour in Santa Cruz, California

Customized Consulting

No two communities are the same. Neither are their challenges, opportunities, or paths to sustainably supporting the arts.

Online Toolkit

Prefer to Do-It-Yourself? This online resource delivers information about developing affordable arts space to your fingertips.

Teri Deaver at a press conference

Speaking Engagements

We love to share. Find out how Artspace can add expertise at events, conferences, and webinars. 

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