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Speed Networking for Artists and Arts Organizations

Thursday, October 24, 5:00 p.m. Pro Arts 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland, California 94612 THIS EVENT IS FREE; RSVP NOW Calling all creatives to connect! Here’s an opportunity to mix and mingle with colleagues in the Bay Area artist and arts nonprofit community. Whether you are an established artist/arts professional, new to the arts community, […]

Meet the Grantmakers – Funding for Individual Artists

Thursday, October 17TH, 2013 5:00pm to 7:30pm ProArts Gallery 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland CA 94612 Gain insight from local grantmakers into the individual artist funding process. Join us for this unique program featuring local Bay Area arts funders as they describe their organization’s funding priorities and guidelines, discuss regional arts and culture funding […]

RFP CALL – EAP presents: (your idea here)

What can our network do to make the arts sector healthier, and better reflect our values of empowerment, relevance, and diversity? EAP invites you, as a member of the network, to propose and help execute a project that helps to fulfill our mission. An online meet-up, a skill-share session, a social media campaign, or big […]

Meet the 2013-14 EAP Fellows

Meet the new crop of Emerging Arts Professionals fellows joining us for the 2013/14 session. A bright bunch with a diversity of interests and affiliations, the fellows will work over the next nine months to fulfill—and shape—EAP’s mission. For the 2013/14 session, we’ve broken out four key areas of inquiry based on feedback from the […]

Bridging the Arts and Tech Sectors

By Becky Neil After a rousing and candid keynote panel on defining open systems, participants in the Emergence 2013 Networked Approaches track moved downstairs at SPUR for our first breakout session. Moderated by Maura Lafferty, independent PR consultant, this session’s topics focused on practical suggestions to improve collaboration between the arts and technology sectors. Maura gathered […]

Outcome-Oriented Philanthropy

By Carrie Blanding Former Hewlett Foundation president Paul Brest defines outcome-oriented philanthropy as “philanthropy where donors seek to achieve clearly defined goals; where they and their grantees pursue evidence-based strategies for achieving those goals; and where both parties monitor progress toward outcomes and assess their success in achieving them in order to make appropriate course […]

Showing Up for Your Community

By Masha Rotfeld At Emergence, Emerging Arts Professional’s annual daylong convening on June 3, 2013, a daring and complicated group discussion facilitated by Arielle Julia Brown and Ernesto Sopprani centered on the participants’ viewpoints regarding failures and successes in community engagement. Brown, teaching theater artist at Destiny Arts Center and artistic director of The Love Balm Project, hailed […]

An Intergenerational Fishbowl

By Margot H. Knight A fishbowl marked the finish of Emergence 2013, Emerging Arts Professional’s daylong annual convening on June 4. Keeping the Talkative Fish Swimming Even though they can discriminate against the shy, I like fishbowls.  I like fishbowls because they provide a focal point for condensing experiences and thoughts. Fishbowls are round and […]