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CJCI Workshop

CJCI Workshop participants show off the jewelry they made during Wendy’s second CJCI workshop at the 2015 annual convention in Providence, Rhode Island!

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Watercolor Society of Oregon Annual Convention Request for Volunteers

Editor’s Note: We did not publish this in time for the May 6 meeting noted in the call for volunteers below, however, we are sure Deanna St. Martin, the event coordinator, would appreciate your help. We apologize for the late post.

Dear Fellow Artists; Request for Volunteers

My name is Deanna St. Martin and I am a local artist in Medford; a member of SOSA and several galleries in the area. I am chairing the Watercolor Society of Oregon Fall Convention, to be held on October, 3, 4, and 5th at Inn of the Commons and the Rogue Gallery. We have attendance of approximately 200 artists and guests from all around the state expected to attend. I am so pleased that the convention will be held here in order for us to showcase our lovely part of the state.

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Bringing Advocacy Home from the Annual Convention

TweetWhat I was really planning on doing at the conference this year was coming and learn what trusted friends and advisers are doing all across the country. We spend so much time being part of a small pool of people doing the work we do in our communities that this is a rare chance to […]

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Listening to Members to Develop Loyalty

TweetYesterday at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in San Antonio, attendees engaged in a session that asked them to reconsider the classic membership model and theory behind membership and subscription programs. As we are circling around this concept of “the new normal,” we must begin to look at the fact that the changing […]

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TRUST: Second Acts in Young Lives

On Friday, June 8, I’ll be presenting my award-winning documentary TRUST: Second Acts in Young Lives during the 2012 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in a session titled, Documenting the Importance of Arts Education. The film follows Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondureña, who shares a hidden history about her childhood with a theater company in […]

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Unveiling Our Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Study

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After two years of hard work, our research team is pleased to present the findings from our Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study on June 8 at our 2012 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in San Antonio. Even better, you can watch live as we roll out our new study of the economic impact […]

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It Only Takes One: How an Emerging Arts Leader Can Impact a Community

When I received the call from Americans for the Arts saying that I had been selected to receive the 2011 American Express Emerging Leaders Award, I had so many emotions. I was thrilled that the panel appreciated the impact that I was making in the community. I was proud that all of the hard work […]

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What Would Business Investment in Arts Education Look Like?

This blog continues my conversation with Harvey White that took place during the “Heating Up STEM to STEAM” session at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention earlier this summer. Read Mr. White’s initial comments here. Sen. Stan Rosenberg: “No, it’s not dumb, but I also want to do a little counterpoint here to see […]

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Investing in Arts Education to Ensure a Strong Future Workforce

During the “Heating Up STEM to STEAM” session at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention this past summer, I engaged Massachusetts Senate President Pro Tem Stan Rosenberg in a tête-à-tête about workforce development. Below is the first half of a conversation we had on the panel (You can access the full session via Convention […]

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