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Audience Development Approaches

The first year graduate students in arts management are spending a couple of weeks discussing marketing, audience development, community engagement, and community arts practice.  I drew a couple of quick sketches on the chalkboard – yes, we still have a … Continue reading

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An Alphabet of Culture and Community

As part of the third biennial Pave symposium: Entrepreneurship, the Arts, and Creative Placemaking held April 12-13, the Phoenix chapter of Emerging Arts Leaders facilitated a workshop on connecting arts to communities in the Phoenix metro area (or “The Valley” … Continue reading

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My BIG Questions

Here are the questions that keep me awake at night: How does an arts organization provide value to its community? Should an arts organization measure the value it provides to its community? If so, how? How does the way an … Continue reading

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Deep Impact

“Audience development,” “impact,” “arts participation,” are catch phrases of conversations I read and sometimes take part in in the social media universe of arts advocates, managers, and producers.  I am blessed to be playing some small part in a project … Continue reading

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Culture Quilt

Great Arts Blogger Challenge – 1 Spring For Music has initiated the “Great Arts Blogger Challenge,” and while I don’t go in much for contests, I do enjoy a challenge (and my kids encouraged me to participate).  The prompt for … Continue reading

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