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Reflections on Leadership

By Julie McDonald I participated in the Community Arts Education Leadership Institute last summer, a program which included a 360-degree feedback process, a week-long intensive seminar, and follow-up coaching. This experience has been a transformational learning experience for me, largely due to the rare opportunity to stop, reflect, and plan in the context of group discussions […]

A New Look at Arts Advocacy

By Alison Konecki, 2012-13 EAP Fellow In a presentation hosted by Theatre Bay Area at Shelton Studios on November 27, Margy Waller, senior fellow at the Topos Partnership, presented the findings from a research initiative designed to better understand what arguments for artistic value did and did not resonate with the general community. A misguided […]

Event Recap: Standing Room Only

By Leora Lutz Success as we know it? It has so many definitions and variables, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Bay Area Emerging Museum Professionals and Emerging Arts Professionals / San Francisco Bay Area thought one place to start would be an engaging conversation among those who are defining — and redefining — success in the arts regularly. […]

The Art of Tech: Zero1 Festival App to Capture the Crowd

By Michael DeLong, Managing Editor Nonprofit arts organization Zero1 needed a way to help people make sense of its biennial, Seeking Silicon Valley, scheduled for September 2012. Spread over three months and more than twice as many cities, the festival presents a big challenge with respect to keeping visitors engaged and informed. To tackle the challenge, Zero1 decided to […]

The Hybrid Challenge

By Emily Lakin Strength in variety My colleague at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Marc Bamuthi Joseph, was recently featured in United States Artists’ online magazine discussing his role as a seeker and hybrid. It was perfect timing as I prepared to write this post about my experience with the NextGen Arts Leadership Initiative, a […]