Dear Americans for the Arts Members,
To close out the month of November, we’re pleased to present our upcoming ArtsU webinars! Remember that all of these great events are 100% FREE to you as a member benefit, so register for as many as you would like. All events are recorded,
so if you aren’t able to tune in live, register anyway to have first access to the recording.
Wednesday, November 20th at 3:00 PM EST
From venue to speakers to content and beyond, making the most of your in-person and virtual trainings can be a challenge. Cutting through the noise and creating an engaging experience can be the most difficult part. Join us for a webinar
packed with tips and best practices for delivering in-person and virtual experiences that will leave your audience wanting more. Led by arts and culture sector presentation experts, participants will learn the value of both in-person and virtual trainings,
as well as tactics to increase engagement.
Thursday, November 21st at 2:00 PM EST
At this present moment, immigrant artists are often extremely vulnerable and marginalized in our society. Support for them includes respect for the artist and their art form (frequently, traditional art practices of their native lands).
Further, programs specific for immigrant artists need to be created in partnership with the immigrant artists communities. Using real-world examples and the
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program as a case study; this webinar will share stories from its’ twelve year history, recent experiences offering this program nationwide, suggest recommended ways of empowering immigrant
artists with tools, resources, and access to own their rightful place in national conversations, and creative processes in the cultural landscape.
Thursday, November 21st at 3:00 PM EST
Join us each quarter for conference call with the Emerging Leaders Network of Americans for the Arts. Every call will feature an
Emerging Leader in the Arts and Culture field, discuss trends in the sector, include open space for Emerging Leaders to share and receive feedback, have an Americans for the Arts update, and more. Emerging Leaders from across the arts and culture sector are
encouraged to join. The November Featured Guest is Katherine "Kit" Kough, Program Director, Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Emerging Leaders Council.
Friday, November 22nd at 3:00 PM EST
Across the country, a leadership shift is taking place in the arts and culture sector. Organizations are and will encounter significant change as seasoned leaders make way for new leadership. This is an incredible opportunity to empower
new leadership while identifying and implementing thoughtful succession processes. This webinar will present examples of successful and smooth leadership transitions and the efforts made by key players involved to ensure an organization's healthy evolution.
Monday, November 25th at 2:00 PM EST
Americans for the Arts is excited to bring you a monthly series of informal discussions about supporting individual artists. As part of Americans for the Arts ongoing program, Arts Administrators Essentials: Supporting Individual Artists,
these monthly "Coffee Chats" are your opportunity to hear from individuals and organizations in the arts and culture field that support individual artists as part of their everyday work. Our topic for this month is:
How can artists create statements to set them apart? Join Naomi RaMona Schliesman, Artist Development Director for rural programming for Springboard for the Arts’ Fergus Falls, MN office, as she discusses the who, what, and why of crafting an artist
statement, as well as how artists can sharpen the best description of who they are.
Monday, December 2nd at 3:00 PM EST
From new public art initiatives and community events to capacity building programs and cooperative marketing, partnerships are frequently used at the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) to achieve their mission, support
the creative economy, and increase the impact, reach, and efficiency of our programs. Throughout the webinar we will explore different types of partnerships, goal setting and evaluation of partnerships, and tactics for leveraging advocacy in combination with
partnerships to achieve organizational and programs goals. Following the presentation, an interactive discussion will be facilitated to give participants an opportunity to share their past experiences with partnerships, discuss perceived barriers to success,
and pitch future partnership ideas.
Thursday, December 5th at 3:00 PM EST
For many communities, business partnerships are a source of untapped potential. Each year Americans for the Arts honors 10 companies, one partnership and one business leader for their exceptional and creative arts partnerships. Hear directly
from some of this year’s Arts & Business Partnership Award honorees and learn how to create and strengthen business and arts partnerships in your community. Together, business and artists can create vibrant workspaces and communities.
Yours in Learning,
Americans for the Arts
1000 Vermont Ave NW 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-4940