Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium

Creatively Making our Place

Proudly Announcing the 2015 EALS Committee!

Hello blogosphere!  Erin here, your new Executive Chair. As my first imperial decree humble proclamation, I hereby introduce you to the newly formed EALS Committee 2015.  Not only are they … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Introducing EALS 2015 Executive Committee!

With summer break underway, all of you students and teachers deserve a hearty congratulations! For me, the year was filled to the brim with challenging work, new friends and collaborators, … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Finding the Right Questions

Jamie McCrary is in her second year of the Arts Management Masters Program at American University. Here, she shares her experience of attending the Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium on March 23, … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

EALS 2014 Recap

By 9 am on Sunday, March 23, the Kreeger lobby was starting to buzz with eager and enthusiastic arts leaders at all stages of their careers, from students to CEOs, … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Panel Topic: Artist and Administrator

This timely discussion comes on the heels of a high-profile lockout in which artists and administrators could not reach an agreement on artist salaries, organizational priorities, or just about anything. … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Panel Topic: Arts & Diplomacy

Our world continues to shrink while our collective creativity abounds. Washington DC, a hub for international activity and exchange, boasts some of the most influential diplomacy organizations and programs in … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Panel Topic: Grantwriters & Grantmakers in the Arts

This panel takes a closer look at both sides of the arts funding process. We’ve invited prominent DC grant writers and makers to come together to discuss strategies and best … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Panel Topic: The Rise of the Hybrid: Alternative Entities and Funding Streams

The seats are filled. Tickets have been sold. Donations and grants are steadily rolling in. So why the red in the budget? What else can you do? Well, you can … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Taffety Punk Theatre Company @ EALS!

We are so excited to welcome Taffety Punk Theatre Company next week as the opening act for our closing keynote address! A stirring combination of live music, theatre, and dance, … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Panel Topic: Effective Leadership & Smooth Transitions

The very lucky among us have had the pleasure of working for a vibrant, inspiring, supportive leader; the kind of person who excites and energizes his staff, or who buoys … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment
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