Tim Fallon, CEO of PBS39, discusses how the public television station in Pennsylvania serves the community through educational and entertaining programming. Fallon discusses PBS39’s partnerships and growth in the last years and the important role of public media. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Kassie Hilgert, President and CEO of ArtsQuest, discusses the organization’s arts and culture programs for urban revitalization and the importance of art and creativity in the economy. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Lin Erickson, Executive Director and CEO of the Da Vinci Science Center, talks about the organization’s mission to spur the imaginations and curiosity of children through science and creation. This interview was produced in collaboration with PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of Juneteenth and how we as a society talk about the history slavery, with guests; Woody Keown, Jr., President & COO of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Ashley Rogers, Executive Director of the Whitney Plantation
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the future of public media with Jon Abbott, President & CEO of GBH in Boston; Adrienne Fairwell, General Manager of Arizona PBS and Chris Turpin, Chief of Staff at NPR.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of libraries in our communities with guests: Tracie Hall, Executive Director of the American Library Association; David Leonard, President of the Boston Public Library and Bridget Quinn, CEO of the Hartford Public Library.
Royal Aills, Station General Manager of RSUTV, talks about the station’s impact in northeast Oklahoma and what it takes to build out programming that connects with a diverse community. This interview was produced in partnership with RSUTV in Oklahoma.
Keith Elder, Executive Director of Tulsa Symphony, discusses how this relatively new (ets. 2005) and impactful organization was born from a need in the arts community of Tulsa, Oklahoma and how its programming drives and inspires the community. This interview was produced in partnership with RSUTV in Oklahoma.
Marcello Angelini, Artistic Director of Tulsa Ballet, discusses the history of the 63-year-old ballet company and its important role in the powerful and unique arts community of Oklahoma. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Ken Busby, Executive Director & CEO of the Route 66 Alliance discusses how the road became a historic route and how the organization supports and protects it by collaborating with all 8 Route 66 states. This interview was produced in collaboration with RSUTV.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of advancing Native American Art and Artists in America with guests: Della Warrior, Director of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture; Lulani Arquette, President & CEO of the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation; and John Vanausdall, President & CEO of The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the challenges of fundraising for performing arts organizations during COVID with guests: Danielle St.Germain-Gordon, Chief Development Officer of San Francisco Ballet, and Dale Hedding, Vice President of Development at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the importance of Science Museums with guests: Alison Brown, President and CEO of the Science Museum of Minnesota; Linda Silver, CEO of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science; and Frank Steslow, President & CEO of the Frost Museum of Science.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the role of University Art Museums with guests: David Brenneman – Director at the Eskenazi Museum of Art; Amy Gilman – Director at the Chazen Museum of Art; and David Little – Director and Chief Curator at the Mead Art Museum.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on the importance of classical music with guests: Lawrence Golan, Music Director; Denise Dillenbeck, Concertmaster; and David Rogers, Executive Director of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Museums in the Southeastern United States with guests: Mississippi Museum of Art Director Betsy Bradley; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Director Angie Dodson; and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Director Alexander Nyerges.
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Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Blumenthal Performing Arts President & CEO Tom Gabbard; Performing Arts Fort Worth President & CEO Dione Kennedy; and Wolf Trap Foundation for The Performing Arts President & CEO Arvind Manocha.