Entries by Adam Fong

Holiday Mixer

MERRY HAPPY JOLLY YOU EAP Holiday Mixer Thursday, December 6, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Center for New Music 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco (map) Happy Hour refreshments provided $5 suggested donation Come meet the 2012-13 Fellows, reconnect with colleagues, and make new friends. Celebrate the year that has passed and the one that is […]

Mercy of the Crowd(funding)

Thursday, October 25, 6:00 PM Gray Area Foundation For the Arts 923 Market Street, Suite 200, San Francisco (map) Sliding scale, $5-$25 Space is limited! RSVP via Eventbrite   Crowdfunding platforms are proving there’s a new way to raise money in the arts. As of April 2012, a total of 20,000 projects raised $200 million+ […]


Emergence, EAP’s day-long annual convening, provides a collaborative platform for emerging arts and culture workers to connect, share knowledge, and elevate their work and voices. Monday, June 4, 9:30am-5pm The Forum at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission Street, San Francisco Tickets: Sliding scale $0 – $40 (or more). Register/Purchase via Eventbrite […]

The Artist as Citizen and Public Arts Partnerships

The Artist as Citizen and Public Arts Partnerships Tuesday, April 24, 2012 5-8pm Intersection for the Arts 925 Mission Street, Suite 109, San Francisco (map) FREE Order tickets via Eventbrite EAP brings together dynamic panelists to discuss artistic citizenship and issues of engagement with place.   For this program, among other inquiries, we ask: * […]

A Change Would Do (Us) Good

Changing jobs can be painful, but it might just be a service to the field. At Grants for the Arts’ 2011 Fall Public Meeting on Leadership Issues in the Arts, Marc Vogl hit on why staff changes, particularly in leadership, are so delicate. “The reason it’s sensitive is that it’s personal. This isn’t just a […]

The Arts Skyline in 2015

THE ARTS SKYLINE IN 2015 Monday, February 13 and Monday, February 27 6-8:30pm Straw Restaurant 203 Octavia Boulevard, San Francisco (map) Join EAP and special guests from SFMOMA, SF Jazz and the Oakland Museum of California for candid conversations about new and re-imagined buildings for the arts. Ten percent of food sales on Mondays in […]

Finding Your Place

FINDING YOUR PLACE A creative party / A party for creatives co-hosted by Emerging Arts Professionals and THEOFFCENTER Thursday, January 26, 5:30-8:30 pm 848 Divisadero Street, San Francisco (map) ***FREE*** Join your fellow artists, arts and culture workers, and cultural historians at the new home of THEOFFCENTER (former home of CounterPULSE) for a creative celebration […]

Incremental vs. Radical Change

After moderating last week’s EAP panel on “Building Community Through Technology” and live-tweeting this past Monday’s crowded “Beyond Dynamic Adaptability” conference, my brain is swimming in the blurry waters inhabited by words like audience, artists, network, and community. James Kass (YouthSpeaks) and Robin Wu (ZeroDivide) agreed last week that the platforms for online engagement are […]