The Americans for the Arts Annual Conference was held June 14-16 in Pittsburgh, and as our Director of Community Engagement, Karen, said there is something so refreshing and inspiring about being in a room with a thousand people who just inherently “get” you.Everyone there understands the necessity of art.Everyone there appreciates the importance of advocating for the arts.[ … ] Read more
It’s hard to look forward without looking back, but the New Year offers an indomitable spirit of hope and promise. With all the recovery and rebuilding that is necessary at the New Jersey shore, the State’s reliable and most noteworthy tourist destination, it is time for arts groups to “step up their game” and make sure that tourism dollars traditionally [ … ] Read more
Posted on June 23, 2011 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
We are nearing the end of another NJ State budget cycle. Here’s a last chance to remind your elected officials that Art Matters!
Contact Your State Legislators Time is of the essence. The activity surrounding the FY12 State budget has been heated. We know you believe Art Matters, and most of our State legislators are supporters.
Posted on August 18, 2010 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
Another year, another NJSCA annual meeting on a hot summer day. This year arts administrators were smiling, but we’ve been trained through the MFA Program in Hart Knocks to be happy with whatever we receive in government support. This year, in yet another tough budget cycle, the new administration and legislature supported the minimums specified in the law, [ … ] Read more
“If the world doesn’t give you what you need, then you change the world.”
- Arlene Romoff, from her soon-to-be-published book, Listening Closely.
When I asked Arlene – an access advocate and winner of this year’s Excellence in Cultural Access Award for Leadership – about that, she said, “That quote is pretty much what the arts community does in NJ, [ … ] Read more
McCarter Theatre Center, along with New Jersey State Council on the Arts, ArtPride New Jersey, Lewis Center for the Arts/Princeton University, The Arts Council of Princeton, and New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Invites You to Attend
ARTS IN CRISIS A Conversation with Michael M. Kaiser President, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
March 17, 2010 9am Coffee and Networking 10am Discussion[ … ] Read more