By: Kristin Vickery, Volunteer and Donor
“What did you do today?” It’s a line from a Girl Scout campaign from a few years ago that resonates with my Girl Scouts experience – especially as it relates to camp and the outdoors. 474 more words
In January, Baltimore learned that it was losing one of its most successful arts administrators with the news that Deana Haggag, executive director of The Contemporary – a nomadic Baltimore-based contemporary art museum – would be leaving to become the president and CEO of United States Artists (USA). 608 more words
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“The arts and culture field, like many other sectors, has historically over-emphasized diversity and audience engagement strategies.
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“Black anger has often stoked the flames of progress in this country. Philanthropy, however it manifests itself – a national institution, a small family foundation, or individual donors with or without significant wealth – would be well served to embrace it.” – Rodney D.
The Theater Subdistrict Council of New York City has announced a $2 million allocation in grants to increase diversity in nonprofit theaters. The funding is designed to cover the costs for training and mentorship programs at four New York arts organizations: Roundabout Theater Company, the New York Theater Workshop, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Harlem Stage. 232 more words