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  • Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program: Informational Session for New York City Arts Host Applicants

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/17/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    The Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) National Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that matches interns from underrepresented backgrounds within the arts with arts organizations in various communities across the country. This program strives to strengthen and advance equity in the arts management field by providing undergraduate students with exposure to dynamic leaders across a variety of arts disciplines and organizations through internship work and mentorship, access to professional development, and experience contributing to substantive projects that prepare each one for their career as arts leaders. This information session is for arts organizations interested in applying for the program as a host internship site. It will provide attendees with an overview of the requirements for applicants, program components and expectations, and a live Q & A period.

  • 2021 Member Briefings

    Contains 4 Product(s)

    Member Briefings are our monthly opportunity to talk to you about what’s happening now! These calls will take place once a quarter, so mark your calendars to stay up-to-date on what’s happening at Americans for the Arts and across the sector. These calls are for you, so let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to know more about by contacting membership at membership@artsusa.org.

  • Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program: Informational Session for Intern Applicants

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/10/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    The Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) National Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that matches interns from underrepresented backgrounds within the arts with arts organizations in various communities across the country. This program strives to strengthen and advance equity in the arts management field by providing undergraduate students with exposure to dynamic leaders across a variety of arts disciplines and organizations through internship work and mentorship, access to professional development, and experience contributing to substantive projects that prepare each one for their career as arts leaders. This information session is for undergraduate students interested in applying for the program. It will provide attendees with an overview of the requirements for applicants, program components and expectations, and a live Q & A period.

  • 2021 National Arts Marketing Project Conference

    Contains 19 Product(s)

    The 2021 National Arts Marketing Project Conference is a focused and streamlined experience over December 7 and 8 offering insight into ideas and tactics, strategies and inspiration to set the groundwork for arts and culture organizations to survive and thrive in the next 18-24 months.

  • Arts Marketing Coffee Chat Series

    Contains 6 Product(s)

    Grapeseed Media and the National Arts Marketing Project, a program of Americans for the Arts, are excited to bring you a FREE, bi-monthly series of informal discussions about arts marketing. These monthly "Coffee Chats" for Marketing Directors are your opportunity to hear from arts and culture leaders who are marketing the arts in transformative and extraordinary ways to help better inform your practice.

  • Arts Organizations At A Crossroads: Managing Transitions and Preserving Assets

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 11/16/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    Free and online, The Arts Organizations at a Crossroads Toolkit: Managing Transitions and Preserving Assets was created to guide arts leaders through three significant transitions you are likely to face during your organization’s life. Each of these ‘crossroads’ is addressed in a self-standing section of the Toolkit: structural shifts, departure of key staff/leadership and the creation of artistic and physical assets which deserve preserving.

  • A New View – Camden: A Community-centric Public Art Project

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 11/09/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    The City of Camden, New Jersey received a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge to clean up blighted areas around its transit corridors and recreate them as showcases for public art. “A New View—Camden” transformed six illegal dumping sites in Camden into dynamic art spaces, inspiring residents and visitors to take “a new view” of the city invincible. Did art help to solve the problem of illegal dumping? Tune in to find out.

  • How Your Pandemic-driven Innovations Can Strengthen Your Brand—And Vice Versa

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/23/2021

    In this session, you’ll learn how to build an authentic, compelling brand; configure a brand architecture that ensures innovations will add value in your organization; construct an overarching message; and develop a visual system that will connect all your efforts.

  • ArtsU Intensive: Emergency Preparedness for Public Art Collections

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/14/2021

    Extreme weather conditions are becoming more and more of a norm for communities across the United States. Locations with public art collections need to have a plan in place for when unpredictable weather strikes. In this 3-hour intensive, participants will work with a public art conservator on how to plan for the worst to care for public artworks. This intensive will cover what policies to have in place for emergency response, what information to have on hand to accurately survey damage, and the steps to take to develop a restoration plan for damaged artworks.

  • The Experts' Guide to Marketing the Arts (Summer 2021)

    Contains 6 Product(s)

    The Experts’ Guide to Marketing the Arts is a course equipping small and mid-sized arts organizations with the marketing and audience engagement tools to broaden and deepen their relationships with audiences. This is a six-module online course with the goal of supporting art organizations across the country by exploring topics like audience development, digital marketing, and other current marketing trends.

  • Preparing for Next Season: Re-Engage Audiences and Recover Revenue

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/24/2021

    With the US open for business and summer in full bloom, we are looking forward to full scale in-person performances resuming the 2021-22 season. As we get closer, what can you do now to prepare your marketing team for a successful next season—one with the excitement of reopening but also the lingering effects of the pandemic?

  • Earmarks Are Back! Understanding How “Member-Directed Spending” Can Serve the Arts

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/04/2021

    For the first time since 2011, Congress has reinstated member-directed spending, commonly known as congressional earmarks. Because of this change, members of Congress now have the opportunity to direct about $15 billion toward projects in their home districts. Historically, arts and culture organizations have benefitted from member-directed spending, receiving funding for local museums, theaters, arts education programs, community and cultural centers, and public arts spaces. So far this year alone members of Congress have proposed over $200 million in member-directed spending on arts and culture projects. This webinar will explain the member-directed spending process and how local arts leaders can work with their congressional delegation on proposing these arts-related projects.

  • DIALogues | Professional Development Collection

    Contains 7 Product(s)

    In this 8-part collection curated for pre-career and emerging arts leaders underrepresented in arts leadership, participants will gain new knowledge from arts leaders, peers, and colleagues in a safe and encouraging space to practice their own skills and creative thought.

  • DIALogues | Move Up, Move Up! Navigating the Arts Field as Emerging Leaders

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/30/2021

    As a pre-career or emerging leader of color, navigating the arts sector can be tricky and confusing. In this panel discussion, we will be speaking with two emerging arts leaders on how their have cemented their pathways in the field. Onyx Montes and Jenee-Daria Strand, will discuss the learning experiences, challenges, and goals they have in their career as emerging leaders. In addition, they will reflect upon how emerging arts administrators of color can continue to uplift and support one another as they move through their career.

  • How to Partner with your Chamber of Commerce Live Discussion

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/22/2021

    ​Join your peers for a ​free​ virtual conversation where we will explore tactics for how local arts agencies can create effective and mutually beneficial partnerships with their local chambers of commerce.

  • DIALogues | Using the Arts as a Catalyst for Community Impact

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/16/2021

    How can arts leaders ensure that their programs and initiatives are community-led and community-informed? How are artists and collaborators identified and brought into programming processes? How can arts organizations serve as economic and capacity-building engines for their communities? What questions must you ask yourself as you build coalitions for policies that advance the arts in schools? In this session, participants will learn how they can build their own internal strategies by asking themselves key questions and learning how they can use them to ensure their spaces and practices are activated with intention for sustainability, community-connectedness

  • DIALogues | Cover Letters, Resumes and More!

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/09/2021

    In this session, participants will learn about the language (or rhetoric) of showcasing yourself in professional settings in writing. This session will resumes, cover letters, professional bios, and the process of tailoring those pieces of writing based on your current career goals, through the lens of arts management. Lead by arts management consultant, educator, and researcher, Brea M. Heidelberg, this webinar will be a great way for pre-career and emerging arts leaders to think about ways to highlight their experience.

  • Applying for the new NEA American Rescue Plan Direct Grant Program for Arts and Culture Organizations

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/06/2021

    The Rescue Plan’s Grants to Organizations program will be carried out through one-time grants to eligible organizations including, but not limited to, nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, arts service organizations, units of state or local government, federally recognized tribal communities or tribes, and a wide range of other organizations that can help advance the goals of this program

  • DIALogues | Parallels & Intersections

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/02/2021

    In a brief presentation, Eddy Kwon (they/them) will share excerpts from past & current creative work, as well as an overview of their experiences as a non-profit arts administrator & fundraiser in the fields of contemporary music, creative youth development, and equitable community development. Eddy is a trans non-binary femme 2nd generation Korean American raised in the Midwest and now living in New York. They've learned from many generous mentors and colleagues over the years (though have never taken an arts administration or fundraising course) and hope to share some of the tools, resources, and strategies that have been useful to them in navigating a multidimensional creative and professional life. An open conversation will follow.

  • Applying for the new NEA American Rescue Plan Grant Program for Local Arts Agencies to Subgrant

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/29/2021

    The Rescue Plan’s Grants to Local Arts Agencies for Subgranting program recognizes the central role that local arts agencies play in supporting artists, enhancing the quality of life in their communities, and increasing public access to the arts. Local arts agencies are valued partners of the Arts Endowment, greatly extending our reach and impact to assist communities respond to the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • DIALogues | Moving Change Forward: Shifting Influence for Transformation in the Arts

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/25/2021

    We are in a moment of great change, in the world, the US, across regions, cities, and local communities. Nonprofit arts organizations have been navigating immense and drastic changes in the face of the pandemic. In this national period of social unrest, arts administrators face challenges in moving change forward within organizations and across the arts sector when it comes to fostering practices and behaviors that embrace access, equity, and inclusion.

  • 2020 Profile of Local Arts Agencies: Pandemic Edition

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/17/2021

    This webinar will discuss findings from the 2020 Profile of Local Arts Agencies, our annual survey of the LAA field. Conducted during the fall of 2020, the findings provide a first look at how LAAs have been impacted by, and are responding to, the pandemic. Join us as Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research at Americans for the Arts, discusses the budgets, programs, and operations of the nation’s local arts agencies and shares the updated interactive LAA Dashboard and online tools.

  • DIALogues | The Impact of Mentorship

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/15/2021

    Mentorship is an important way pre-career and emerging arts leaders can gain transformational knowledge, strong networks, and lifetime collaborators; especially for BIPOC arts administrators. In this panel discussion, we speak with two individuals who have been impacted by mentorship themselves, and have continued to create change in the field by becoming mentors themselves. Join Elise Drew Leon and Esther Jeong in a conversation on the impact mentorship has on BIPOC arts leaders.

  • DIALogues | Surviving the System

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/04/2021

    This session will focus on understanding the systems in place in the arts field in the U.S. that allow White Supremacy to thrive thrives, and how we, specifically BIPOC individuals, can survive in those systems, and work towards dismantling problematic systems through our actions and demanding the actions of others. Topics in this conversation will be navigating Predominately White Institutions; White Supremacy Culture, Internalized Oppression, and setting a plan for self-analysis for how one may personally want to engage in this journey.

  • How an Artist-Driven Art Project Turned into a Community Embraced Cultural Asset

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/02/2021

    Artists drive change and have a unique ability to create the amazing out of what seems like nothing. In this webinar we will hear from artist Heather Theresa Clark on how she conceived, developed and ultimately created “Sky Stage” an open-air public artwork that both provides space for community performances and gathering and commentary on the environment. Clark started with a vision to create an artwork out of a building in downtown Fredrick, Maryland. As she strived to make her concept a reality, she built relationships with private landowners, government officials and even a historic planning commission to repurpose what was a burned out pre-revolutionary building shell into “Sky Stage”. Through her presentation, attendees will learn how she built relationships with decision makers and the community at large, what it took to fundraise for the project and engage the local community.

  • Tapping ARP State and Local Block Grants for the Arts

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/26/2021

    On March 11, 2021, Congress passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) initiative introduced by the Biden Administration. A major feature of this legislation is $350 billion in state and local block grants for Coronavirus fiscal recovery. Last week, the U.S. Department of Treasury released guidelines for state and local governments to use to help turn the tide on the pandemic, address its economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong and equitable recovery. The guidelines have four broad categories, which includes the specific use of funds for assistance to small businesses, nonprofits, and hard-hit industries like tourism, travel, and hospitality. This webinar will help demonstrate how the arts and culture fit into these guidelines and include examples of governments already committing funds to support the arts and culture. We are pleased that the panel will explore both perspectives, not only from the arts side, but also from city/county/state government side.

  • How to Partner with Your Local Chamber of Commerce from The pARTnership Movement - Part 1

    Contains 2 Product(s)

    Just as local arts agencies act as voices and conveners for their arts and culture communities, so do local chambers of commerce for their business communities. This three-part curriculum will guide local arts leaders on how to build strong and lasting partnerships with their local chambers of commerce to achieve shared community and economic development goals. The series and accompanying toolkits will focus attention on how local arts leaders can build business-to-business (B2B) relationships, shift thinking and actions to one of a creative business that positions one’s assets differently, and positions their local arts agency as a driving force for equitable community and economic development alongside their private sector partners.

  • Local Arts Agencies & Chambers of Commerce - The Very Basics Live Discussion

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/19/2021

    Interested in learning the basics about local chambers of commerce, their priorities and challenges, and some simple steps a local arts leader can take to establish a partnership with them? Participate in this 1-hour live conversation to learn about the broad chamber landscape and what initial activations you can do to begin a relationship with your chamber. This live session is designed to complement the How to Partner with Your Chamber of Commerce Series 101 Module which includes 3 on-demand webinars. We recommend you review the first three sessions and download the digital toolkit prior to participating in the live session, though the discussion is open and available to all.

  • Marketing Your Virtual Venue Now and Into the Future

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/18/2021

    Organizations of all genres and sizes have recently innovated to bring their work to the digital space, but how will these new offerings factor into your marketing strategies as you plan for re-opening? In this session, we’ll explore case studies of digital programming marketing successes from the last year, the impact they can have on audiences now and in the future, and how some organizations are thinking about the role of digital programming in a new, hybrid world.

  • Creating Technological Access to Public Art Collections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/06/2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic crashed into society, many local arts agencies and municipalities looked for ways to continue to engage their audiences through public art. This movement towards access has been building over the 21st century, and the quick evolution to more technology to address access issues was pushed by social distancing and public health requirements. Local arts agencies and public art programs across the country quickly turned to their public art collections to develop socially distant activities to both provide engagement opportunities for their communities and promote public health and safety regulations. The use of technology, such as mapping tools, QR codes and web-based exhibitions came online to help give newly quarantined residents access to these collections in ways that were new and needed. This webinar will dive into ways to leverage different technologies to increase access to your public art collection for during the ongoing pandemic and beyond.

  • Using Creative Placemaking to Lay the Groundwork for Lasting Community Change

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/29/2021

    Since 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts has supported over 600 creative placemaking projects across the country through the Our Town grant program. In these projects, local governments and cultural organizations partner to find new ways that arts, culture, and design can help drive local change, with an aim to ultimately sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities. How do project leaders think about sustaining and scaling project success at the outset? And how do they know they’re succeeding? This panel will feature the perspectives of two unique local creative placemaking projects, in a discussion about how creative placemaking work can help establish new and lasting ways of working toward community goals, with arts and culture in the mix.

  • Putting the Local Arts Agency Dashboard to Work for You

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/21/2021

    As the national service organization for local arts agencies (LAAs), Americans for the Arts conducts annual surveys of the field and makes the data available via its searchable online Local Arts Agency Dashboard. Join this lively session to explore how to put the data to work for you in program development, driving advocacy, improving operations, and how to match it up with other arts data to message your arts story.

  • Exploring Inclusive Creative Economy Definitions & Concepts Part 2

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/20/2021

    This session is the second of a two-part webinar to explore foundational concepts and definitions related to what an ‘inclusive creative economy’ means when it comes to talking about economy systems. This program will primarily focus on the term “Solidarity Economy,” and its linkages to other movements towards a more just and inclusive economy, such as “New Economy,” “Just Transition,” “Restorative Economics,” and “Regenerative Economy.” We’ll discuss why these terms and systems are relevant to local arts leaders, offer examples of how they come to life in the work of developing inclusive creative economies, and provide space for discussion and questions.

  • National Arts Action Summit 2021

    Contains 14 Product(s)

    Designed to bring advocates the latest updates in federal arts policy, compelling up-to-the-minute data, and successful advocacy techniques, the National Arts Action Summit is the best way to prepare yourself to make key asks of your federal elected officials and to learn how to be the best arts advocate you can be.

  • Exploring Local and State Creative Workforce Recovery Programs

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    As communities begin the process of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic fallout, the creative economies in those communities must be part of the plan—both because there can be no recovery without a strong creative engine, and because millions of creative workers are out of work and ready to do their part. In this webinar, learn about creative workforce initiatives from across the country, including doing deep-dives into three city-based initiatives in Seattle, Santa Monica and Sacramento. Dig into the “how” of funding, structure, timing, and more, and come away with good ideas about how you can encourage your own city or state to utilize relief and recovery funding to put creative workers to work as part of the national, state, and local recovery process.

  • 10 Reasons to Support the Arts in 2021

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/24/2021

    With the arts advocacy season fully upon us, join Randy Cohen, our VP of Research, to discuss the latest updates to the top “10 Reasons to Support the Arts” and get 10 case-making arrows to include in your arts advocacy quiver to convince anyone to support the arts.

  • Exploring Inclusive Creative Economy Definitions & Concepts Part 1

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/19/2021

    This session is the first of a two-part webinar to explore foundational concepts and definitions related to what an ‘inclusive creative economy’ means when it comes to talking about individuals. This program will focus terms such as “arts worker,” “creative workers,” and “artist,” and explore how using different language in different contexts and communities evokes different responses. The session will offer examples of how they come to life in the real world, and provide space for discussion and questions.

  • American Rescue Plan and the Arts Webinar

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/18/2021

    Learn details of arts funding opportunities in the newly enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The webinar will be hosted by Americans for the Arts Chief Counsel and Arts Action Fund Executive Director Nina Ozlu Tunceli with several guest speakers. We will be reserving 45 minutes for Q&A.

  • ArtsU Intensive: Community, Values, and Histories in Public Art

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/04/2021

    As monuments come down around the country and other public artworks replace them, we must grabble with what histories or values are being expressed through public art. Whether reviewing current collections or creating a new artwork, the conversation of whom and what public art represents is a necessary dialogue to have with our community members. This 3-hour intensive workshop will dive into how public art practitioners can work within their organizations to ensure that public art processes center community. This workshop will cover how to identify issues and historical context, ways to discuss sensitive topics within their organizations and with community members, and steps to take to develop an equitable community engagement plan for future public artworks.

  • Identifying Artist Representation in a Public Art Collection

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/02/2021

    One reason public art matters is that it can create a sense of belonging by being reflective of all those who make up a community. Who creates the artworks can be one way to ensure a civic collection is reflective of the community in which it lives. Identifying the demographic makeup of the artists in the collection is the first step to understanding how reflective a public art collection is of the community it serves.

  • Investing in Local Partnerships to Address Community Goals

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/25/2021

    Partnerships can make or break the effectiveness of a community development project. Local arts agencies are uniquely positioned to be a conduit role of the arts in helping address community goals. In this webinar, hear from Cara Goger, Executive Director of the Mariposa County Arts Council on how over the past several years she has built successful partnerships with the local municipal planning agency, an environmental conservancy group and the indigenous community native to Mariposa County. Explore how to cultivate partnerships that lead to the inclusion of arts and culture within land management strategies that may utilize traditional practices.

  • Advancing Social Priorities and Creating Vibrant Communities

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/23/2021

    Partnering with the arts fuels the economy, creates social cohesion and connectivity, and fosters civic engagement. According to Business Contributions to the Arts: 2018 Edition 79% of companies believe arts help to improve quality of life in the community. In this session, attendees will hear from exemplary business leaders on how the arts are essential to the development of a vibrant and diverse community in which the best employees want to live, work, shop, create, and contribute.

  • Partnering Your Way To Success: Arts as a Solution to Corporate Objectives Collection

    Contains 4 Product(s)

    This Arts and Business digital program aims to engage with business leaders and provide them a space to model-share and discuss new strategies for leveraging the arts to achieve internal and external goals. The series will feature business leaders throughout the country sharing models of programs, exhibits, and partnerships that have benefited their companies. With one session focused on case-studies and a follow-up roundtable discussion, we hope to provide business leaders with creative and artistic strategies to realize business goals. Each discussion will also feature an arts activation or performance to experience how the arts can be used in business settings to engage and connect with employees and customers

  • NEA Grants: The Programs, The Process, and How to Pitch (Feb.2)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/02/2021

    Have a great project that you’re looking for funding to support? A brief overview of NEA funding programs, including the application process and review criteria, will be followed by interactive small group sessions. Take advantage of this opportunity to pitch your idea and get specific guidance related to Arts Endowment grant programs from NEA staff.

  • Learn How to Tap the New COVID-19 Economic Relief Funds for the Arts (Two-Part Webinar Series)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/15/2021

    On December 27, 2020, the $900 billion “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act” (Economic Aid Act) was signed into law along with a $1.4 trillion federal omnibus FY 21 appropriations bill. Additionally, Congress passed a veto-override to enact the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act on December 23, 2020, which includes support for creative arts therapies. Nina Ozlu Tunceli, the Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs at Americans for the Arts and the Executive Director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, will host the two-part webinar series to cover this vast array of arts funding opportunities on Friday at 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET on both January 15, 2021 and January 22, 2021. The two webinars will each feature unique content and will include expert speakers including attorney Sarah Mercer of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; Brigadier General Nolen Bivens (U.S. Army Ret.), Interim President and CEO of Americans for the Arts; Narric Rome, the VP of Government Affairs and Arts Education at Americans for the Arts; and senior representatives of the Small Business Administration.

  • NEA Grants: The Programs, The Process, and How to Pitch

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/13/2021

    Have a great project that you’re looking for funding to support? A brief overview of NEA funding programs, including the application process and review criteria, will be followed by interactive small group sessions. Take advantage of this opportunity to pitch your idea and get specific guidance related to Arts Endowment grant programs from NEA staff.

  • How to Use the New Profile of Local Arts Agencies Dashboard

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    In August 2020, Americans for the Arts unveiled a newly redesigned interactive dashboard​ where users can view the results of the annual Profile of Local Arts Agencies​ survey, a comprehensive survey that tracks the budgets and programs of over 600 local arts agencies in the United States. With this new dashboard, users can ​compare findings from multiple years, and filter results based on demographics making it easy to find the information needed for data-driven decisions.

  • Marketing Strategies On A Shoestring Budget During COVID-19

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/22/2020

    This webinar is designed to help participants learn key marketing planning strategies that will allow them to better connect, engage and communicate with their patrons during the difficult time of the global pandemic. Participants will learn how to re-evaluate, apply emotional intelligence and re-calibrate their understandings via a series of canvases and maps. Also, as many organizations have had their budgets cut significantly, the webinar will outline key elements needed when a strong marketing budget is unavailable.

  • December 2020 Arts Education Network Town Hall

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/21/2020

    The global pandemic upended arts education in 2020. Arts education leaders are working to adapt, innovate, and advocate for arts education in schools and communities as schools and organizations grapple with how to safely support students and educators while losing funding. As leaders seek to find answers for increasing complicated questions on how to move forward, the Arts Education Town Hall provides a space for arts education leaders to learn from one another about issues related to school reopening, funding challenges, and building equitable systems that support all students and community members.

  • PPP Forgiveness Options and Income Tax Implications on Receiving CARES Act Grants, Loans, or Unemployment Compensation

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/18/2020

    Join us for a session on Payroll Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness options, and the income tax implications on receiving CARES Act grants, loans, or unemployment compensation. This webinar will include guidance and a Q & A with presenters Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs & Executive Director, Americans for the Arts Action Fund, and Sarah Mercer, Shareholder Attorney, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP.