Late fall public arts funding update

DOMESTIC – FEDERAL The National Endowment for the Arts will soon have a new Chairman. Rocco Landesman announced yesterday his plans to retire at the end of the year, in a decision widely anticipated among arts insiders. Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa will serve as acting chair until a successor is named. The Supreme CourtRead More

National Arts Policy Roundtable

On Friday, November 21, I was fortunate to attend the National Arts Policy Roundtable at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, hosted by SNEAC (the Student Network Exploring Arts & Culture). The early morning event featured two panelists who have served on President-elect Obama’s arts policy committee (legendary philanthropist Agnes Gund and conductor JonathanRead More