What is the most important trend in the arts and culture field?

Douglas McLennan, Editor of ArtsJournal, talks about how the relationship people want to have with art is changing.

How does the Pro-Am Revolution affect arts organizations?

Ian David Moss, Research Director for Fractured Atlas, discusses the effects of the rise of professional amateurs on arts organizations.

What is the Pro-Am Revolution?

Ian David Moss, Research Director for Fractured Atlas, talks about the rise in people pursuing amateur activities to professional standards.

How Can You Attract New Audiences Without Alienating Your Base?

Nina Simon discusses difficult decision making with visitor experiences on her blog Museum 2.0.

State of the Art – For Those Facebook Left Behind –

A quick primer from NYTimes technology writer David Pogue on all things social media and the arts.

Unlocking the elusive potential of social networks

We often hear arts leaders asking about how to use social media. This McKinsey Quarterly article offers a good frame for looking at social media.

How Hospitality Companies are Using Social Media for Real Results

An interesting look at how a few smart organizations have integrated social media into their work.

How does the increasing focus on community identity affect arts organizations?

Kathy Keele, CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts, talks about the effects of increased localism on Australian arts organizations.

What are the effects of globalization on the arts in Australia?

Kathy Keele, CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts, discusses her views on how Australian arts organizations deal with globalization.

What are the three most interesting trends in the arts and culture field?

Sally Sterling, an executive search consultant within Spencer Stuart, discusses trends in arts organizations.

A new way to measure word-of-mouth marketing – McKinsey Quarterly – Marketing – Strategy

Assessing its impact as well as its volume will help organizations take better advantage of ‘buzz.’

Monitor: The net generation, unplugged | The Economist

An interesting article challenging the oft-received wisdom that millenials/gen y need to learn in a fundamentally different manner than their predecessors: “…there may be ‘as much variation within the digital native generation as between the generations.’ ”