From economics to technology, what impacts the world impacts the arts.
The Top 10 Arts Policy Stories of 2016
China, Trump, AI: oh my! We’ll remember 2016 with a sigh.
Gifting Cultural Capital (And Other August Stories)
The Italian government wants to make damn sure teens are culturally enriched.
The Top 10 Arts Policy Stories of 2014
We always knew that art had the power to inspire wonder, hope, greed, fear and anger. Now, we can add bankruptcy negotiations and terrorist threats to the list.
Public arts funding update: May
FEDERAL The IRS and Treasury Department are finally starting to bring some clarity to program related investments, releasing a rule that represents the first update in 40 years to the language describing how these financial instruments can be used. Unfortunately, the one arts example in the mix describes a 501(c)(4) “social welfare” organization, rather than the more standard 501(c)(3) nonprofit. ThisRead More
Israel and Turkey
Just got back from my trip to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Istanbul as part of SOM’s mandatory International Experience for first-years. The journey combined sightseeing with business meetings during the work week, during which representatives from various companies, nonprofits, and government agencies presented to us about their work and the environment in which they operate.Read More