Live Events

  • Earth Day 2019: Restored Spaces

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 04/22/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    How do the arts and environment combine forces to make better communities? Join us this Earth Day (4/22) for a webinar presented by Shari Hersh with Mural Arts Philadelphia, looking at their Restored Spaces Initiative, which uses socially engaged public art as a platform for community-led neighborhood change.

  • AAE: Supporting Individual Artists Monthly Coffee Chats

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    Americans for the Arts is excited to bring you a monthly series of informal discussions about supporting individual artists. As part of Americans for the Arts ongoing program, Arts Administrators Essentials: Supporting Individual Artists, these monthly "Coffee Chats" are your opportunity to hear from individuals and organizations in the arts and culture field that support individual artists as part of their everyday work. Each month, we will bring you a new topic to support your work with artists.

  • Supporting Individual Artists Coffee Chat: Creating a Marketplace for Emerging Artists

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 04/23/2019 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Americans for the Arts is excited to bring you a monthly series of informal discussions about supporting individual artists. As part of Americans for the Arts ongoing program, Arts Administrators Essentials: Supporting Individual Artists, these monthly "Coffee Chats" are your opportunity to hear from individuals and organizations in the arts and culture field that support individual artists as part of their everyday work. Each month, we will bring you a new topic to support your work with artists. Our topic for March 2019 will be legal support for artists.

  • Artists at the Community Development Table Local Workshop - Augusta

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    The power and importance of integrating artists and arts organizations into discussions about public policy, civic systems, and community development initiatives continues to grow every day. How and why artists and arts organizations engage with these initiatives continues to be a conversation that needs to be had, with the goal of empowering creatives to use their work for creative problem solving within communities.

  • Understanding Aesthetic Perspectives

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/14/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    How do you assess Arts for Change? Arts for Change—creative work at the intersection of community/civic engagement, community development, and justice—often challenges the conventional terms by which the arts are described and assessed. Animating Democracy, a program of Americans for the Arts, worked with artists and their allies to develop a framework designed to enhance understanding and evaluation of Arts for Change.

  • Speak with Impact: Public Speaking for Creative Professionals

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/15/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Looking to improve your presentation and public speaking skills? Join us on May 15 for a webinar with Communication and Career Coach, Madeline Schwartz and learn to be clear, confident, and the expert in the room.

  • May 2019 Emerging Leaders Network Call

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/16/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Join us each quarter for conference call with the Emerging Leaders Network of Americans for the Arts. Every call will feature an Emerging Leader in the Arts and Culture field, discuss trends in the sector, include open space for Emerging Leaders to share and receive feedback, have an Americans for the Arts update, and more. Emerging Leaders from across the arts and culture sector are encouraged to join. Calls are open and free to members of Americans for the Arts. All calls will be recorded and archived.

  • Effective Civic Engagement for Arts Advocates

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/22/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    How can arts advocates be effectively engaged in our political discourse and in our upcoming elections? Learn some tips and best practices to being a great advocate while not running afoul of any rules. Americans for the Arts Senior Fellow, former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg will lead this discussion using data he gathered from interviewing arts advocates who are now elected officials.

  • Ask an Expert: Mural Implementation & Community Engagement

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/28/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Murals can be a source of pride for communities and come with their own opportunities and challenges. Join us for an Ask the Expert webinar and conversation at 3:00PM EDT on Tuesday, May 28 with artist Silvia López Chavez and Julia Muney Moore, Director of Public Art with the Arts Council of Indianapolis to hear about murals and community engagement. Learn what it takes to implement a mural, manage community expectations, and more!

  • May 2019 Arts & Culture Leaders of Color Coffee Talk

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/29/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Americans for the Arts is proud to support the Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Network through quarterly “coffee talk” digital convenings, eNews, blogs, and other resource sharing tools.

  • Arts & Culture Leaders of Color Quarterly Coffee Talks

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    Americans for the Arts is proud to support the Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Network through quarterly “coffee talk” digital convenings, eNews, blogs, and other resource sharing tools. Each quarter, we bring you an arts administration professional to share their insights and journey to inspire you. Coffee talk format invites you to ask questions and share your experiences with the group.

  • Build an Inclusive Audience with Radical Readability

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/30/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Every arts organization wants to be more inclusive. But do the words we use to communicate with the public keep new visitors away? This presentation will examine the impact of text readability on inclusion and explore how arts organizations produce marketing materials that require high levels of education to read easily, why this is counterproductive to audience development, and what we can do about it.

  • Accessibility Training for Arts Administrators

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    Currently, one in five Americans living in the United States identifies as a person with a disability. And while the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, people with disabilities still do not have full access to cultural events today. While providing physical access to those that attend your space or events is a good start, it's simply not enough anymore. The goal is to create exhibits and events that not only meet the specific physical needs of people with disabilities, but also makes them feel welcomed.

  • August 2019 Emerging Leaders Network Call

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 08/15/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

    Join us each quarter for conference call with the Emerging Leaders Network of Americans for the Arts. Every call will feature an Emerging Leader in the Arts and Culture field, discuss trends in the sector, include open space for Emerging Leaders to share and receive feedback, have an Americans for the Arts update, and more. Emerging Leaders from across the arts and culture sector are encouraged to join. Calls are open and free to members of Americans for the Arts. All calls will be recorded and archived.

  • November 2019 Emerging Leaders Network Call

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 11/21/2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    Join us each quarter for conference call with the Emerging Leaders Network of Americans for the Arts. Every call will feature an Emerging Leader in the Arts and Culture field, discuss trends in the sector, include open space for Emerging Leaders to share and receive feedback, have an Americans for the Arts update, and more. Emerging Leaders from across the arts and culture sector are encouraged to join. Calls are open and free to members of Americans for the Arts. All calls will be recorded and archived.