Staying Relevant and Staying Alive

There's been a lot of talk the past two weeks or so in the arts world on the question of, "Should we let arts organizations die?"  It was all sparked by a session at this year's Americans for the Arts Convention in Nashville, co-hosted by Devon Smith, and her subsequent post on the matter.  Devon's … Continue reading Staying Relevant and Staying Alive

Breeding Elitism in the Arts

I was reading this blog post recently that referenced an interview with the NY Metropolitan Opera's General Manager in which he talked about the aging of his audiences.  Specifically he advocated that due to the US education system's lack of adequate support for arts education, we're not cultivating the audiences of the future for the … Continue reading Breeding Elitism in the Arts