Creative Many is a statewide organization that develops creative people, creative places and the creative economy for a competitive Michigan through research, advocacy, professional practice and communications.

Board Members

Creative Many’s Board of Directors contributes significantly to the success of our work statewide bringing vision, leadership, expertise, relationships, resources and energy to our work in shaping opportunities for the arts, culture, creativity and design – the creative economy – in Michigan. Our Board members are passionate champions for the power of creativity in Michigan!
Meet our Board

Staff Team

Creative Many staff bring expertise in the arts, community and economic development, public policy and nonprofit management work to cultivate and advance the transformational power of the arts, culture and creative economy in Michigan – serving artists, creatives and designers, arts and cultural organizations, businesses and startups, and people like you who believe creativity is essential throughout our lives and communities.
Meet our Staff

Michigan Legislative Creative Caucus

Launching in 2014, the Michigan Legislative Creative Caucus is  a bipartisan group of legislators focused on building awareness and growing support for policies and investments that impact the creative sector. The Creative Caucus will work to advance a six-part agenda that includes – the creative economy, creative talent and talent attraction, creative education, creative placemaking, trade missions and export opportunities and investment in Michigan’s arts, culture and creative and design assets.

For more information about the Creative Caucus please contact Sarah Triplett, Director of Public Policy at sarah@creativemany.org.

Creative Many Michigan Action Alliance

cmm_maa-01The Creative Many Michigan Action Alliance, affiliated with Creative Many Michigan, is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit membership organization enacting a mission to engage advocates and leverage all available resources to influence positive change for the creative sector at the federal, state and local levels.

The main goals of the Creative Many Michigan Action Alliance are to educate policy makers, media and citizens about the importance of arts, culture, arts education and the creative industries to the success of the state and local communities; advocate for sustainable means to support the creative sector; and equip others to be advocates.

More information coming soon.


Keep up-to-date with what’s happening at Creative Many, check out the latest announcements of events, registrations, important updates about the field and how we are involved, new programs and initiatives.
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Our Partners

Creative Many Michigan is proud to partner with the following organizations in its work to advocate for the power of the arts, culture, arts education and the creative and design industries in Michigan. In addition, our online surveys are powered by SurveyGizmo.

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Main Office


440 Burroughs Street, Suite 365,

Detroit MI 48202

Lansing Office 


120 N Washington Square, Suite 300,

Lansing, MI 48933

Our main office is located at TechTown Detroit, 440 Burroughs Street, Suite 365, Detroit MI 48202 and our downtown Lansing office just a few blocks from the Capitol at 120 N Washington Square Suite 300, Lansing, MI 48933.