Emerging Arts Professionals/SFBA is a network focused on empowerment, leadership, and growth of next generation arts and culture workers in the San Francisco Bay Area through knowledge sharing, learning opportunities, and partnerships. By supporting today’s emerging models and mindsets, we hope to generate a path for individuals’ meaningful and sustainable work and to stimulate a vibrant, integrated, and evolving arts and culture sector.
A 9 MONTH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM | AREAS OF STUDY: NETWORKED APPROACHES, REGENERATIVE PRACTICES, OPEN SYSTEMS, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT | SPRING SERIES | ONLINE RESOURCES | EMERGENCE (Annual Network Convening)
Frequently Asked Questions
What does EAP do?
EAP provides mix of networking and professional development opportunities, with a focus on evolving attitudes within the sector towards next generation leaders, their issues, and their perspectives. This approach was formalized in strategic planning, and in 2010 EAP launched its Spring Series and its first fellowship cohort.
Since then, our capstone Fellowship event, EMERGENCE, has become the annual network convening, and a collaborative platform for Bay Area arts and culture workers to connect, share ideas, and elevate their work and voices. Through the remainder of the year, EAP continues to host social events, panel discussions, and other special learning opportunities.
How do I become a part of EAP?
There are currently no membership fees; any person who is interested in participating is welcomed as part of the network. We encourage you to attend one of our events, or connect with us online through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. Be sure to join our e-mail list to stay updated on recent news, coming events, and other ways to get involved.
Are there other ways to support the network?
Yes! If you’d like to make a donation, please send to Intersection for the Arts, 925 Mission Street, Suite 109, San Francisco, CA 94103; be sure to write “Emerging Arts Professionals” in the memo line!