Social Artistry™ is a new model for leadership that is building leadership capacities for change all over the world. It is at work at all levels of leadership, across cultures and continents, in developed and least developed countries, inspiring and moving people to deepen their individual capacities to create a world that works for everyone. We invite you to join us in contributing to lasting, positive change in our world now and for generations to come.

Training Opportunities

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

      July 31 – August 11, 2014 in Ashland, OR Come into community this summer with Social Artistry, playfully designing, creating, and embodying individual and collective gifts in the New Story of Earth, Gaia, our very own Pachamama.  Discover the passion and inner knowing that is yours to share in the New Story. (…)

Social Artistry Odyssey

Social Artistry Odyssey

This summer the Jean Houston Foundation, in partnership with the Launching Pad, is offering a week long Social Artistry Odyssey for Emerging Leaders, in Ashland, Oregon, July 31-August 7.   In this phenomenal week, young adults, ages 18-35,  will be introduced to Social Artistry, designed to claim and begin to actualize one’s life purpose, and led(…)

Train the Trainer: Ashland

Train the Trainer: Ashland

Social Artists who have attended the Introduction to Social Artistry or delved deeply in Jean Houston’s work via her seminars are eligible to learn how to present Introductions to Social Artistry and thereby join a growing network of alumni trainers. August 7 – August 11.  $1195. Read more about 2014 summer events in Ashland.

Introduction to Social Artistry: Ashland

Introduction to Social Artistry: Ashland

Journey for the New Story July 31, 5 pm – August 3, 12 pm, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, Oregon Social Artistry, created by human potential leader Jean Houston, is a model for leadership that builds capacities for global change.  We need a new story for our world and ourselves to meet the(…)

Stories that Change

Stories that Change

Richard Geer has a lifetime of experience leading groups to bridge story and theatre.  After meeting Joy Jinks at Jean Houston’s Mystery School, he helped the community of Colquitt, Georgia create Swamp Gravy, Georgia’s official folk life play.  Swamp Gravy is the model Social Artistry project for community change through the arts. Experience Richard and(…)

Emerging Leaders

Social Artistry Odyssey

Social Artistry Odyssey

This summer the Jean Houston Foundation, in partnership with the Launching Pad, is offering a week long Social Artistry Odyssey for Emerging Leaders, in Ashland, Oregon, July 31-August 7.   In this phenomenal week, young adults, ages 18-35,  will be introduced to Social Artistry, designed to claim and begin to actualize one’s life purpose, and led(…)

Beloved Community

Judy Wicks September 8 on Eco Entrepreneurship

Judy Wicks September 8 on Eco Entrepreneurship

Judy Wicks published Good Morning, Beautiful Business: the Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer (2013). Judy founded Philadelphia’s landmark White Dog Café known for environmental stewardship and leadership in the local food movement. She also founded non-profits Fair Food Philly and Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, a network of 30,000(…)

Re-Imagining Education

Registration Now Open: Re-Imagining Education at Horace Mann School in Bronx, NY

Registration Now Open: Re-Imagining Education at Horace Mann School in Bronx, NY

We are pleased to announce that Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY, will this summer host Re-Imagining Education: The Teacher as Social Artist on June 12-14, 2014. This experiential conference is an introduction to Social Artistry designed specifically for members of school communities—teachers, administrators and school staff. Social Artistry is an approach to personal and professional development that deepens one’s(…)

The Summit

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

      July 31 – August 11, 2014 in Ashland, OR Come into community this summer with Social Artistry, playfully designing, creating, and embodying individual and collective gifts in the New Story of Earth, Gaia, our very own Pachamama.  Discover the passion and inner knowing that is yours to share in the New Story. (…)