Founder & Executive Artistic Director Ben Donenberg discusses the founding of the Shakespeare Center, the relevance of live performance in an internet age and how directors and actors shape engaging, modern interpretations of Shakespeare’s immortal works for today’s diverse Los Angeles audiences.
The community-focused DuPage Foundation in Downers Grove, IL has been renewed for accreditation by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, the highest and most rigorous measure of philanthropic excellence in the country.
Galleries, artists, directors of museums, and leaders across the art world gather at Art Basel in Miami Florida this week to share and experience some of the world’s most renowned artists and their artworks during “North America’s most anticipated [art] fair.”
In episode 2 of our INSIGHT collaboration with Alaska Public Media, we sat down with two nonprofit leaders working to preserve and grow the richness of culture and diversity within the state of Alaska, including Jason Hodges, Executive Director of the Anchorage Concert Association, the largest peforming arts presenter in Alaska, and Liz Medicine Crow, President & CEO of the unique First Alaskans Institute
Squeaky Wheel Film and Arts Center recently announced that it will join Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.GE.) in its efforts to provide fair wages for artists across the nation, who often work without pay in order to gain exposure.
Instagram, the social media platform for sharing photos and short videos, recently censored a series of photos posted on the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Instagram account, by photographer Imogen Cunningham to promote an art exhibit at the museum.
Melissa Smith, Conservatory Director and Head of Acting of the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), discusses how the institution nurtures the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training in its conservatory, and an ongoing engagement with its community.
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.
Various nonprofit sectors have experienced a range of impacts. Conferences and group meetings are being delayed or cancelled. Nonprofits that provide services where direct contact or travel is required are heavily impacted. Fundraising and earned income streams are taking a hit. Other impacts will depend on sector
Jefferi K. Lee, General Manager of Howard University’s WHUT, discusses the importance of Public Television and the intersection of the school and television station in educating both students and the general public of all ethnic backgrounds. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has partnered with two tech giants to envision how technology could play a key role in the development of the art sector. Microsoft and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are working with the museum to come up with ways to incorporate technology into the art world.