Member Organization Details

Artrain, Inc.

Producing & Delivering Discovery Marking 50 years of strengthening arts and cultural nonprofits & building capacity Artrain’s mission is to deliver discovery and, through the power of arts and culture, transform lives, organizations and communities. Artrain is a nonprofit project management agency that partners with artists and/or arts and cultural institutions to produce and deliver outreach programs of all types – art, culture, history, science, environment and more – to people in villages, towns and cities and continue to expand personal horizons and strengthen local cultural infrastructure. Founded in 1971 and originally delivering it programs on a museum-on-a-train that used America’s rail system, Artrain has helped start or strengthen hundreds of cultural organizations. It has shared award-winning exhibitions, art education programs and the world’s finest artists with millions of people in hundreds of communities across the United States and, more recently, Canada. Countless individuals – from schoolchildren to grandparents – have experienced Artrain programs. Many have become art and creative practitioners, consumers, supporters, advocates and/or volunteers. In tribute to its legacy, in 2006 Artrain received the National Medal for Museum Service – the nation’s highest award for institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities using that extraordinary and innovative approaches to community engagement and development.
www.artrain.org
734.747.8300
1100 North Main Street, #A
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104