Sad news today for social issue media makers: Arts Engine is closing its doors for good in a few days.
In the last few years, we have faced ongoing revenue declines, particularly in general operating support. Despite this, our core programs have continued to flourish, to serve media-makers and an audience, and to advance our mission. So, after careful consideration of current and future fiscal realities, we began serious discussions about how to enable Arts Engine’s work to continue despite the limited financial resources available to the social-issue media and arts sectors. Ultimately, we determined that by finding new homes for our flagship programs and eliminating the overhead costs of maintaining an additional non-profit media organization, Arts Engine’s work could go on.
You can read their full statement here: www.artsengine.net