June 2018 Member Briefing: Public Revenue Streams and Funding Opportunities for the ArtsContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 06/20/2018 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Join us for this member only briefing!
The Arts Engage Candidates Series: Executing Successful Mayoral ForumsContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 06/27/2018 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Ensuring elected officials are made aware of and are held accountable for the issues and needs of the arts sector is integral to ensuring communities have fertile ground with which they can grow and thrive. One way advocates can achieve this is by engaging in the political process—by educating and communicating the value of and holding their elected officials accountable on arts and culture issues. In this session, attendees will hear about organizations which have created arts-based mayoral forums in an effort to gauge the readiness and willingness of political leaders to foster a strong arts and culture sector.
The Arts Engage Candidates Series—Unique Candidate EngagementContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 07/11/2018 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Support for the arts must come from every level within a community. Some of the most important allies the arts can have are elected officials and candidates. As such, arts advocates need to cultivate relationships with elected official and candidates and recruit them as arts champions. These relationships can be built through both traditional and non-traditional means. This webinar will look at organizations and individuals engaging political officials and candidates on arts issues in less traditional methods.
Build Your Visibility to Accelerate Your CareerContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 07/18/2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Building your profile and visibility is one of the most important tactics for fast-forwarding your career growth. In this session you'll learn how to start identifying the kind of profile or reputation you want to build, how to navigate building your profile in an authentic way that doesn't seem self-promotional, and strategies for building your profile that you can implement today. You'll also learn about how gender dynamics affect our ability to build our reputations—and yet why this is such an important career growth strategy for women. Finally, you'll learn how to leverage profile building in order to grow more creatively and incorporate more learning into your work.
The Arts Engage Candidates Series: Arts Leaders Running for OfficeContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 08/01/2018 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
In today’s changing political climate, we are seeing more advocates looking to make meaningful change in their communities by running for public office. With a strong sense of pride and passion for the arts and culture, arts advocates are using their knowledge and connections to build support for their platform. Join Guillermina Gonzalez, former Executive Director of the Delaware Arts Alliance and Julia Kirt, Executive Director for Oklahomans for the Arts as they talk about their journey from arts advocate to political candidate.
Join the Movement: Host Your Own Creative ConversationContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 08/15/2018 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Are you interested in hosting a Creative Conversation in your community? Creative Conversations are a great way to connect your local community to a grassroots movement, elevating the profile of the arts in your community and across the country. Join us for a webinar with Emerging Leaders Council Members Brea Heidelberg and Todd Trebour as we take a look at the Creative Conversation process. Learn best practices for hosting your own Creative Conversation, including topics to cover, who to partner with, formatting options, and more. We’ll also take a trip down memory lane as we look at case studies of previous successful Creative Conversations.
2018 Member BriefingsContains 11 Product(s)
Member Briefings are our monthly opportunity to talk to you about what’s happening now! Mark your calendars for the third Tuesday of every month at 3pm to stay up-to-date on what’s happening at Americans for the Arts and across the sector. These calls are for you, so please let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to know more about by contacting Bridget Woodbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.