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Sustainability

There has been increasing discussion of the right structures and ideal models for arts and culture organizations. We think it’s a fascinating topic to explore and have been asking cultural leaders to think about existing organization models and talk about what they might do differently or offer advice to those building organizations today.

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Steve Bass

Motivated by Convergence Not Crisis: Finding Flexibility in a System Filled with Constraints

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What does “sustainability” mean in the arts and culture field?

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How can cultural organizations work with their communities rather than for their communities?

Andrew Walker

How does an organization manage the succession of its founder?

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How do multiple programs function as tools in service of one mission?

Laura Zabel

What does sustainability mean for arts and culture organizations?

Linda Ames Key

If you were to rebuild your organization today what would it look like?

Linda Ames Key

If you were to rebuild your educational program today what would it look like?

Kim Sajet

What advice would you give to someone rebuilding an arts organization?

Anna Thompson

What advice would you give to someone rebuilding an arts organization?

Beth Boone

If you were to rebuild your organization today what would it look like?

Anthony Moseley

What advice would you give to someone starting a theater company?

Abby Marcus

If you were to build an arts organization today on what aspects would you focus?

Douglas McLennan

How do arts organizations build a meaningful community?

Douglas McLennan

Has the existing nonprofit model outlived its usefulness?

Ian David Moss

How does mapping a community’s cultural assets benefit the arts and culture field?

Ian David Moss

What is a cultural asset map?

Abhijit Sengupta

What advice would you give to someone rebuilding an arts organization?

Tracy Harris

What one financial question should leaders keep in mind at all times?

Tracy Harris

What effect has the economy had on the overall capacity of the arts and culture field?

Tracy Harris

What does economic recovery look like for the arts and culture field?

Tracy Harris

Do arts institutions need to change their business models?

 

 

 

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