Tag Archives: Higher education

Talking Creativity in China

I was honored to have been invited to Beijing Normal University’s Institute for Higher Education to talk about educating for creativity.  One topic was something I have discussed informally here and more formally in the journal Artivate: framing pedagogies for … 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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Reading List in Progress

Many thanks to those of you who responded here or via email to my query, “What to Read?” With just seven sessions, it is especially challenging to decide what to read in a short one-credit course focused on arts policy … Continue reading

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What to Read?

Next spring, I will be teaching a short one-credit course for grad students “Readings in Arts Policy.”  The format is such that over the course of 7 ½ weeks we will read and discuss arts and cultural policy (in the … Continue reading

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Why Arts Entrepreneurship?

After “Hey Where’d Your Creativity Go?,” the questions I get asked most often is, “WHY Arts Entrepreneurship?”  It seems fitting that for the 100th posting on Creative Infrastructure, I answer that question.  There are many reasons why I decided to … Continue reading

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I Met a Guy at a Bar

I met a guy at a bar.  No, this isn’t one of those stories.  It was a sushi bar, and he was getting takeout while I was getting something to eat on the way home.  A few minutes of chatting … Continue reading

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University R&D

This post was originally commissioned by and posted on the 2am Theatre blog (#2amt) Somewhat by accident, I stumbled into a weekly twitter conversation about new play development (hashtag #newplay) despite the fact that I am not a playwright. What … Continue reading

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10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Americans for the Arts posted a summary from the Arts and Science Council’s emerging leaders program session entitled “For Women by Women: No Really…Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us at 25.”  The post reminded me that a month or … Continue reading

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Tenure Note

Jacob Oakley, editor of Stage Directions magazine, asked me to write a comment about tenure and promotion for the Stage Directions blog.  Here is what I wrote: There has been a lot of discussion recently in higher education administration and … Continue reading

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The Most Important Arts Policy of All

Arts policy discussions tend to revolve around arts funding, how to articulate the value of the arts, the importance of arts education, building communities through the arts, and the like.  We are so lucky we can be having these conversations.  … Continue reading

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