2018 Member Briefings

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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 Cristyn Johnson at cjohnson@artsua.org.

Topics will be announced approximately two weeks prior to the scheduled briefing.

We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!


February 2018

Topic: Legislative Updates and Next Steps on Charitable Giving and the NEA

Date: February 20, 2018

March 2018

Topic: Behind the Scenes of Arts Advocacy Day

Date: March 20, 2018

April 2018

Topic: Using Video to Make the Case and Engage with Communities

Date: April 19, 2018 (Thursday)

May 2018

Topic: Convention Preview – New Opportunities, Can’t-Miss Experiences, and Ways to Participate From Afar

Date: May 15, 2018

June 2018

Topic: Public Revenue Streams and Funding Opportunities for the Arts

Date: June 20, 2018 (Wednesday)

July 2018

Topic: Our NEW Social Impact Explorer and Other Tools from Our Website

Date: July 17, 2018

August 2018

Topic: Private Sector and pARTnership Resources

Date: August 21, 2018

September 2018

Topic: Online Tax Implications for Artists and Arts Organizations

Date: September 18, 2018

October 2018

Topic: National Arts & Humanities Month Initiatives & Highlights

Date: October 16, 2018

November 2018

Topic: Becoming a Resource to the Newly Elected

Date: November 20, 2018

December 2018

Topic: Arts & Culture Trends of 2018

Date: December 18, 2018

  • February 2018 Member Briefing: Legislative Updates and Next Steps on Charitable Giving and the NEA

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/20/2018

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    February 20, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    One of the benefits you’re entitled to as an #AFTAmember is direct access to our staff when you need it most. Join our staff on February’s member-exclusive briefing call on February 20th at 3pm. We’ll update you on the Charitable Giving implications of the 2018 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act and the proposal to defund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:326390.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Christina Ritchie, Director of Individual Giving, Americans for the Arts

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    Kate McClanahan, Director of Federal Affairs, Americans for the Arts

  • March 2018 Member Briefing: Behind the Scenes of Arts Advocacy Day

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    March 20, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    Join us to learn more about our training day and hill visits. You know our policy objectives and strategy, but do you know how that actually plays out on the ground? We'll share stories about what actually happens when our members and partners engage directly with their legislators both in person and via social media, then we'll open things up to Q and A with Lauren Cohen, our Government Affairs and Grassroots Coordinator, and Ann Marie Watson, our Digital Communications and Strategy Manager - both of whom engage directly with individuals in the field. Bring your questions about ways to modify our stakeholder engagement strategies or how to develop your own.

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:867568.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Lauren Cohen, Government Affairs and Grassroots Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Ann Marie Watson, Digital Communications and Strategy Manager, Americans for the Arts

  • April 2018 Member Briefing: Using Video to Make the Case and Engage with Communities

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/19/2018

    Join us for this member only briefing!

    image April 2018 Member Briefing

    April 19, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:809368.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Daniela Pérez Frias, Video Producer and Media Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Joshua Jenkins, Website and New Media Manager, Americans for the Arts

  • May 2018 Member Briefing: Convention Preview – New Opportunities, Can’t-Miss Experiences, and Ways to Participate From Afar

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/15/2018

    Join us for this member only briefing!

    image May 2018 Member Briefing

    May 15, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:967146.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Clay Lord, Vice President of Local Arts Advancement, Americans for the Arts

  • June 2018 Member Briefing: Public Revenue Streams and Funding Opportunities for the Arts

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    June 20, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    Join State and Local Government Affairs Manager, Lizzie Dorman, and Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Bridget Woodbury, to chat about the State Arts Action Network, their conversation about public revenue streams, ways you can loop into conversations like these, and more!

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:426261.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Lizzie Dorman, State and Local Government Affairs Manager, Americans for the Arts

  • July 2018 Member Briefing: Our NEW Social Impact Explorer and Other Tools from Our Website

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    July 17, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    Join Vice President of Web and Technology Strategies, Kim Hedges, and Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Bridget Woodbury, to learn about all of the ways to find what you're looking for on our website, including a debut of our Social Impact Explorer, that National Arts Administration and Public Policy Database, and more. You'll have the opportunity to ask us for exactly what you're looking for - and we'll either show you how to find it, or work on getting it added from the backend!

    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 bwoodbury@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:345930.

    Presenters:

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    Bridget Woodbury, Membership Marketing Senior Coordinator, Americans for the Arts

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    Kim Hedges,Vice President of Web and Technology Strategies, Americans for the Arts

  • August 2018 Member Briefing: Private Sector and pARTnership Resources

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

    image August 2018 Member Briefing

    August 21, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    Join Private Sector Initiatives Program Manager, Jessica Stern, and Local Arts Advancement Program Manager, Cristyn Johnson for the latest on tools and resources for successfully engaging with the business community. You’ll have a chance for Q&A, so feel free to bring your specific question or case study! 

    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 Cristyn Johnson at cjohnson@artsusa.org.

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:547798.

    Presenters:

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    Jessica Stern,  Private Sector Initiatives Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Cristyn Johnson, Local Arts Advancement Program Manager, Americans for the Arts


  • September 2018 Member Briefing: Online Sales Tax Implications for Artists and Arts Organizations

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    September 18, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    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. For this month’s call we will be joined by Kate McClanahan, Director of Federal Affairs at Americans for the Arts. Kate will be discussing the changes to online sales tax processes and the implications on artists and organizations. 

    These calls are for you, so please let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to know more about by contacting Cristyn Johnson at cjohnson@artsusa.org.

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:547798

    Presenters:

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    Kate McClanahan, Director of Federal Affairs, Americans for the Arts

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    Cristyn Johnson, Local Arts Advancement Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

    Breaking Down the South Dakota v. Wayfair Decision ARTSBlog Post

    Etsy Advocacy Campaigns

    States Could Gain Revenue from Expanded Authority, but Business are Likely to Experience Compliance Costs -- report by US Government Accountability Office

    Articles:

    Elisabeth Dorman, State and Local Government Affairs Manager is helping to track states that have changed policies based on this new case. Click here to email Elisabeth to find out more of let her know of changes to your state laws.

  • October 2018 Member Briefing: National Arts & Humanities Month Highlights & Initiatives

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

    image October 2018 Member Briefing: National Arts & Humanities Month Highlights & Initiatives

    October 16, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    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. This month's top is all about National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM). Cristyn will be joined by Ann Marie Watson, AFTA's Digital Communications and Strategy Manager. Cristyn and Ann Marie will give background on NAHM, speak about the various initiatives that AFTA and others are doing during the month, and let you know how you can get involved. 

    We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise! These calls are for you, so please let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to know more about by contacting Cristyn Johnson at cjohnson@artsusa.org

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:547798

    Presenters:

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    Cristyn Johnson, Local Arts Advancement Program Manager, Americans for the Arts

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    Ann Marie Watson, Digital Communications and Strategy Manager, Americans for the Arts


  • November 2018 Member Briefing: Post-Election Activities: Becoming a Resource to the Newly Elected

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Join us for this member only briefing!

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    November 2018 Member Briefing

    Post-Election Activities: 

     Becoming a Resource to the Newly Elected

    November 20, 2018 at 3:00PM

    About the Member Briefing

    Join Americans for the Arts' (AFTA), Senior Arts Policy Fellow, Stan Rosenberg along side Jay Dick, Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs with AFTA as they take a look at what happened in the 2018 Mid-Term Elections. Learn tips about engaging new and returning lawmakers on arts-based issues in the days, weeks, and months following election day. We firmly believe that our #AFTAmember network is one of our strongest resources, so after our update, we’ll open the floor up to your questions, comments, recommendations, and lessons learned – we hope you’ll take advantage of each other’s expertise!

    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 Cristyn Johnson at cjohnson@artsusa.org.

    If you will be viewing the live event on your ipad or iphone you will need to download the MobileMeetings APP By E-STREAM.COM, Inc. and enter the meeting number:547798

    Presenters:

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    Stan Rosenberg, Senior Arts Policy Fellow, Americans for the Arts, Former Massachusetts State Senator

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    Jay DickSenior Director of State and Local Government Affairs, Americans for the Arts

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    Cristyn Johnson, Local Arts Advancement Program Manager, Americans for the Arts