Notes to “Making Sense of Cultural Equity”

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ENDNOTES The following notes accompany our feature article Making Sense of Cultural Equity, published on August 31, 2016: (1) (Some) cultural equity pioneers Our goal with this article is not to present a detailed history of the movement for cultural equity. Still, there are many artists, activists and arts institutions who have contributed significantly to this movement,Read More

The Top 10 Arts Policy Stories of 2011

Each year, Createquity offers a list of the top ten arts policy stories of the past 12 months. You can read the 2009 and 2010 editions here and here, respectively. In addition to the main list, I also identify my favorite new arts blogs that started within the past year. The list, like the blog,Read More

Cultural equity and the San Francisco Arts Commission

It’s not too often that we get genuinely tabloid-worthy headlines in arts policy, but if trainwrecks are your thing, you’ll be hard-pressed to do better (worse?) than the mess that is the San Francisco Arts Commission these days. Let’s start with the San Francisco Chronicle article: Under its former director, the San Francisco Arts Commission failed to properlyRead More

Dispatch from the Bay Area, Part I: Navigating the Velocity of Change

(Note: over the years, I’ve gotten out of the habit of reporting live from the conferences I attend. Several factors contributed to this development, including the proliferation of other blogs in the arts management/policy space that cover the same events, the advent of Twitter and live streaming, my own life getting busier, and frankly becauseRead More