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Arts Programming

The "Graying" of America: An Opportunity to Add Color and Artistic Expression

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Creativity can be nurtured throughout life, and the older brain, rich in life experiences, can be stimulated to create and contribute in extraordinary ways.

10 NYC Theater Deals for 30 and Under

Dina Mikhails | Posted 08.30.2014 | New York
Dina Mikhails

While rents are sky high and salaries remain stagnant, the city's best theaters have opened their doors to a slew of promotions for the new starving artist in NYC -- us rising young professionals.

Most Things Don't Happen, But Sometimes They Do

Limor Tomer | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Limor Tomer

On his 85th birthday (April 9), it seemed appropriate to reflect on my continued respect for and fascination (some would say obsession) with Harvey.

About Motivation

Limor Tomer | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Limor Tomer

Fear is a great motivator. It gets us out of bed in the morning, it bathes us in adrenaline, and helps keep us on task and grounded. In moderation, fear can be our friend. But fear-based motivation gets toxic and counter-productive.

Transforming Expectations on Museum Programming

Limor Tomer | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Limor Tomer

Rarely said aloud, "Museum programming" may be perceived as stuffy, reactive, didactic and, worst of all, predictable. However, leading museums are proving otherwise --more contemporary programming abounds.

Arts Education: Why Is It Important?

Café McMullen | Posted 06.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Café McMullen

As the arts are continually cut in schools and communities, the private sector needs to respond and find ways to fund these important programs. The arts serve as a way to both bond and celebrate communities.

The Dream: Diversity in the Arts

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Why, given so much social progress, have we failed to produce more leading arts organizations of color? I think there are two different answers.

Is It Quantity or Quality That Counts in the Arts?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 07.09.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

An arts organization that does fewer productions, but makes each of them incredibly interesting, engaging and of high quality, is better placed than one that does lots of under-funded, uninteresting weak projects each year.

What Is Missing in too Many Strategic Plans?

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When we fail to recognize the primary role of programming in our strategic plans, we are implying a lack of trust in the value of the work we do in the arts.