Bainbridge Island, WA | March 17-20, 2016
Fellows attend a three-day in-person feedback session where they present their project pitch to national funders and leaders in the field of creative placemaking and receive feedback.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA | March 2-5, 2016
Students will meet their colleagues, learn about key concepts such as negotiation, decision-making and human-centered design and meet the NAS & Penn teaching teams.
NAS undertakes a focused set of custom program development, consulting, facilitation, and advisory services. We focus our resources on multi-year programs for states and municipalities, projects with individual organizations that can provide models for the field, and continued support for our participant community. Learn more »
This 1-year program serves an international group of 50 outstanding CEOs whose organizations work closely with communities on creative placemaking initiatives. Throughout the program, NAS helps leaders work individually and in groups to broaden their thinking about their environments and how to lead change. We support their efforts to bring new ideas to their organizations and communities. By the end of the experience, participants will have the ideas, tools and connections to collectively strengthen the cultural sector. They will join their colleagues from the first and second cohorts of The Chief Executive Program as a network of leaders and organizations positioned to introduce field-level change. Learn more »
Around the world there are artists, activists, community organizers, administrators and entrepreneurs working as change-makers in their communities – using arts and culture as vehicles to drive physical and social transformations. We've built the Creative Community Fellows program for cultural entrepreneurs working in this space. We give them tools, training and access to a community of support. This combination will fuel their visions for community change, sparking new ideas and helping propel them into action. Learn more »
The Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy empowers you to break down barriers to advancing your career goals. The University of Pennsylvania faculty, the NAS team and some of the best and brightest leaders working in the field come together to give you tested tools, frameworks and expert industry knowledge to help you develop your understanding of the business side of the industry. This program uniquely equips early to mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector, as well as those seeking to enter the sector, with the training and tools to advance their careers and learn to lead with confidence. Learn more »