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Life Lessons for Everyone in the Arts

Perhaps you have been following David Brooks’ series of op-eds in The New York Times. He asked people over 70 to send him “Life Reports” — essays about their own lives and what they’d done poorly and well. No need to wait until we turn 70 to reflect on these “life lessons” and devise our […]

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Who Ruffles My Professional Feathers?

For someone who is employed by an arts organization and considers herself an arts advocate, I sure question my ability to think creatively. Am I thinking outside of the proverbial box? Do I read enough blogs and take in enough industry research to resourcefully solve problems and suggest new projects or strategies? […]

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Finding the Right Words: Facts and Figures to Aid Your Fight for the Arts

It is now more important than ever to defend funding and preservation of the arts. This was the subject of “Making the Case for the Arts,” a session at this year’s Americans for the Arts convention. While many reasons for supporting the arts were addressed, Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans […]

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