First off, I have been attending National Arts Advocacy Day since 1996. To say this was the best one yet really means something considering I’ve heard amazing Nancy Hanks lectures by Wendy Wasserstein, Kevin Spacey, Frank Rich, Ken Burns, and Wynton Marsalis, to name a few.
New Jersey had an amazing group of arts advocates attending this year including representatives [ … ] Read more
We’ve all been through a lot this week, and it’s not over yet. But regardless of the circumstances, it’s important to vote on Tuesday. Don’t let this privilege slide, NO ONE CAN REPLACE YOUR VOTE!
There’s a lot at stake in this election, and it’s ArtPride NJ’s job to remind you about where the arts stand with the presidential and [ … ] Read more
National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC is just a few weeks away! Will you be joining us this April 16-17? We know DC is a bit of a hike, but we promise it’s worth the trip. You will:
LEARN new ways to make the best case for the arts to decision-makers.
NETWORK[ … ] Read more with other attendees from your state and
Tomorrow’s the big day! New Jersey Emerging Arts Leaders (NJEAL) will host their third annual Creative Conversation on Thursday, October 20 at Arts Council of Princeton—“Upwardly Mobile: Successful Relationships with Mentors and Supervisors in the Arts.” The event will begin at 7:00PM and include a panel discussion and networking after-party. To learn more about Creative Conversations or the New [ … ] Read more
I’ve just returned, reinvigorated (and a little jet-lagged…), from the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in San Diego. AFTA put together another great convention full of workshops, discussions, ARTventures and art, so there were many takeaways. Here were my top 5:
5. Arts organizations are engaging audiences in exciting ways with technology…
For a list of helpful tech tools, [ … ] Read more
Americans for the Arts has been selected as Hyundai’s designated nonprofit for a new Facebook Cause linked to their recent “Cure Compact Crampomitosis” advertising campaign. This means that through the end of March, Americans for the Arts will receive $.50 to help advocate for the arts & arts education for every person that joins the Cause, and if they reach [ … ] Read more
You believe in the power of the arts and the importance of arts education. You want your voice to be heard, but how do you reach lawmakers? Join us for National Arts Advocacy Day on April 4-5 hosted by Americans for the Arts and participate in advocacy workshops like “The ABCs of Meeting with Legislators,” “Advanced Federal Arts Policy Training” [ … ] Read more
Join the New Jersey delegation for National Arts Advocacy Day 2011! Hosted by Americans for the Arts in Washington D.C., the 24th annual Arts Advocacy Day is the only national event that brings together a broad cross section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with hundreds of grassroots advocates from across the country, to underscore the importance of [ … ] Read more
On Thursday morning, June 24, 2010, I arrived at the Americans for the Arts Arts Education pre-conference. It was my first time at AFTA, so I arrived early and with a little apprehension. I met another attendee; we were the first to arrive. As we waited together we discussed why we came and what we hoped to get from the [ … ] Read more
A BIG Year is Coming Up! Are You Ready? http://t.co/zsXtnRGPPz(about 1 day ago)
RT @NJKeepItGreen: Members of keep it green testifying now in senate environment committee- supporting dedication of existing revenue!(about 2 days ago)