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Stories from the Field: The Walters Art Museum

How does a museum whose model is still about long-term planning and execution of big exhibitions take a page from the tech sector?

Where Good Ideas Come From

Everyone is looking for ways to be more creative and make organizations more innovative. In…

Building a New American Theater of the Commons

In “Building a New American Theater of the Commons,” Polly Carl and Vijay Matthew of…

How has your organization reacted to changes in the competitive landscape?

Kim Sajet, President and CEO of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, talks about her organization’s decision to give away its three-dimensional objects.

What does the convergence of consumer interests, markets and industries mean for cultural organizations?

Betsy Bradley, Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art, looks at many of technological advances that build upon a visual culture as a great opportunity for those in the visual arts.

Note on Technology as a Strategic Tool

How can organizations embrace new IT models to maximize workflow and productivity while reducing IT costs?

OpenIDEO

Are there ways to take what makes each of our arts institutions unique and capture that experience through technology? Is it just the “end product” that engages our communities, or are there opportunities throughout the entire process of creation and presentation?

Disrupting College

Clay Christensen and his team at Innosight Institute apply Christensen’s model of disruptive innovation to…

There Are No Crises, Only Tough Decisions

In this keynote address delivered at the joint annual conferences of Chorus America and The League of American Orchestras, Russell Willis Taylor, President and CEO of National Arts Strategies, explores the extraordinary opportunities that arts organizations have today.

The Performing Arts in Lean Times: Opportunities for Reinvention

This report, written by the co-chairs of the event, NAS President and CEO Russell Willis Taylor and Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, summarizes the discussions that took place at the Salzburg Global Seminar session.

Monitor: The net generation, unplugged

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.’ ”