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

Telling Stories of the New World 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(…)

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

Jean Houston’s work has to be experienced!  The Jean Houston Foundation has developed a training program that presents her ideas and processes.  Come ignite your personal possibilities for transformation using her processes that tap inner wisdom and creativity.  This workshop will be led by experienced Social Artistry Trainers. Evening of July 31 – mid-day August(…)

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

Emerging Leaders Support For Healing our Earth

Emerging Leaders Support For Healing our Earth

While in Colquitt, GA, this February for Social Artistry training, the 12 Emerging Leaders also attended the annual Building Creative Communities Conference. Belvie Rooks was one of the keynote speakers, who was so inspiring with her “The Power of the Creative Spirit to Reclaim a Possible Future.” The conference ended with Dedan Gills conducting a(…)

Beloved Community

James Gilligan on April 7

James Gilligan on April 7

May 5 Michael Nagler on Practical and Global Strategies of Nonviolence  Michael Nagler, PhD, practitioner and teacher of nonviolence, has authored over 10 books on nonviolence and Gandhi.  He’ll talk about his new volume: The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action, making it easy for us to use “the greatest power at the disposal(…)

Re-Imagining Education

The Summit

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

2014 Social Artistry Summer in Ashland

Telling Stories of the New World 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(…)