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.
1100 North Main Street, #A
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104