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August 29, 2018 Member News

Thaler-Johnson to Retire from Newark School of the Arts after 25 years

Newark School of the Arts announced that Sherrie Thaler-Johnson, the school’s development director for 25 years, will retire from her position on August 31. Sherrie has been a vital part of the school’s legacy, and over her tenure helped to raise 70% of the School’s annual operating budget.

August 23, 2018 Member News

Cathedral Arts Project Works Cross-Sector to Support Youth

In what is being called one of the worst funding years for arts and culture by the state of Florida, the Youth Crisis Center (YCC) and Cathedral Arts Project (CAP) say funding from The Jim Moran Foundation has been more critical than ever for the youth both agencies serve.

August 23, 2018 Field News

Wallace Foundation Appoints New Director of Arts

Bahia Ramos has been selected as The Wallace Foundation’s new Director of Arts. She will lead both the arts program unit and the interdisciplinary team responsible for the strategic design and implementation of Wallace’s initiatives in the arts.

August 15, 2018 Member News

CalArts Partners with UN for Gender Equity Summit

As part of CalArts' (Valencia, CA) ongoing partnership with UN Women's HeForShe Movement, the Institute invited students to create animated short films that explored issues of gender inequality.

August 15, 2018 Field News

Doris Kearns Goodwin on What it Means to Lead

Doris Kearns Goodwin, the presidential historian, is releasing a new book entitled Leadership: In Turbulent Times. Looking at the leadership strategies of successful presidents, Goodwin identifies key strategies for leaders through difficult periods of transition.

August 13, 2018 Field News

The Economic Case for Investing in the Arts

Recent coverage from WBUR on arts funding in Massachusetts argues that public support for arts and culture is a key driver of economic activity, especially in less populous areas of the country.