New Mexico’s cultural entrepreneurs can turn to several organizations to learn, collaborate and grow their ventures in the arts & culture sectors.
BernCo Cinema is part of the Bernalillo County Economic Development Department. The office is a source for identifying potential film locations, and handles all location permitting for studios and filmmakers.
CreativeMornings, which has chapters worldwide and in New Mexico, puts a monthly spotlight on the creative community. The format is breakfast and a themed talk by a member of the community on topics such as chance, ink, color, education, freedom, humility.
Creative Santa Fe (CrSF) is dedicated to strengthening Santa Fe’s creative economy and enhancing the quality of life for citizens and visitors through collaboration and innovation. CrSF believes that collaboration, innovation, and community support is essential to scaled, sustainable social change. CrSF measures each of their initiatives by how they can achieve the greatest economic impact through strategic coordination and shared leveraging of one of Santa Fe’s most important shared asset — its vibrant arts and cultural community.
Creative Startups was originally founded in 2008 as the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship and relaunched in 2015 under a new name. The organization’s mission is to support entrepreneurs who thrive at the intersection of design, technology, and creative expression.
The Keshet Ideas and Innovation Center (KIIC) is a business incubator focusing on the arts industry. The center provides business development support to to the arts community through training workshops, peer support, networking opportunities, and access to office, rehearsal and performance space for the performing and media arts community.
UNM Anderson School of Management’s “The Business of Art” is a professional development program designed to teach artists and individuals working at art organizations the basics of business management and illustrate how those theories apply to the art industry.