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Community & Collaboration

How to work well with others – partnerships, alliances, community engagement

Communities, Complexities, and Commonalities

They also point out the complex nature of communities: “When a funder or evaluator looks…

Welcome.

We went together. For moral support. We knew nothing about suits. A gorges? What’s that.…

Art Spaces as Places for Community Engagement

Over the course of our time together in the National Arts Strategies, Chief Executive Program:…

For Members

Place, process and making your own reservation

This week, we’re sharing reflections on the Summit at Sundance process and on the ideas leaders in…

We’re Better Together

HowlRound is a commons by and for theatremakers. No one owns a commons, it exists…

The Willingness to Unlearn

You’ve heard from Jeff McCarter, Founder & Executive Director of Free Spirit Media, now Andrea Hart,…

Jess Solomon: Values

I created a graphic about how my values, work and every-day decision making coalesce. As…

The Definition Game

As leaders of organizations, it is essential that we not only uphold the values of…

Growing the Pie Together: Fostering Giving Networks in the Arts

Over the past nine months, I’ve witnessed something truly remarkable take shape: a network of…

An Arts Advocacy Conversation in Lynchburg, VA

I spoke with Anna Bentson, the Assistant Director of the City of Lynchburg’s Office of…

Creative Placemaking: A Conversation

Forget for a moment the capital C, capital P proper noun. Let’s talk about the…

Committing to Engagement

Are we asking our customers what they want simply to inform programming decisions that will put butts in seats, or so our organizations can become more representative of the communities we serve?