The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts was awarded $400,000 from ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) to support its work in building the field of creative placemaking toward furthering healthy, equitable and sustainable communities. Herberger Institute was one of six other recipients. “Each of these institutions is working to bring traditionally siloed bodies of knowledge and ways of teaching together,” said ArtPlace Executive Director Jamie Bennett. “We are thrilled to support these institutions in a way that works for their educational philosophies to further the work of artists as allies in creating healthy, equitable and sustainable communities.” The funding awarded to ASU will be used to create concentrations and minors for multiple degree programs, as well as the case studies, learning modules and original research that will be required. Read more.