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British Artists Create Art to Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

As reported in Artinfo: "In response to the British government’s proposal to cut funding for the arts by 25 percent, British artists have taken not to the streets, but to their studios. Under the aegis of the Turning Point Network...more

advocacy   artists   Oct 27, 2010 • Views:6570 • Comments: 0


 

Keeping Focused: Why Should We Pay Artists More?

With the recent uptick in provocative discussion about arts funding via Rocco Landesman's shot heard around the world ("Look. You can either increase demand or decrease supply. Demand is not going to increase, so it is time to think about decrea...more

artists   Apr 5, 2011 • Views:3562 • Comments: 0


 
 

Is Adversity Good for the Arts?

Josie Rourke, artistic director of the Bush theatre, and Observer writer Sean O' Hagan discuss whether funding matters in a provocative point/counterpoint piece published in The Observer (UK). www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/may/30/agen...more

advocacy   artists   Jun 1, 2010 • Views:4950 • Comments: 0


 

Calling All Californians: CCI Investing In Artists Grant

The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) just announced that the Guidelines and Application Form for Round VI of the Investing in Artists grants program for Performing Arts and Media Arts are now available for download at www.cciarts.org/funding.&nbs...more

artists   May 12, 2010 • Views:3737 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Funding Reductions to Impact Diversity

"If we leave it to mainstream institutions to create work by [minorities], we will be left with a kind of chainstore arts world." Topher Campbell   As of February 17, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives has put forward the FY11...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   Apr 4, 2011 • Views:9170 • Comments: 0


 

YouTube Gem: Proposal Plea 01

In honor of REDCAT's upcoming 2010 New Original Works Festival, this week features a performance art gem by current Executive Director of REDCAT, Mark Murphy.  Video taped long before he became the director of one of the country's most innovativ...more

artists   Jul 19, 2010 • Views:2553 • Comments: 0


 

Chronicle of Philanthropy Surveys are Revealing

  The September 9, 2010 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured a pull-out section entitled "Achieving Diversity at Nonprofit Organizations." Highlights include: Three out of every four development jobs are held...more

diversity   Oct 4, 2010 • Views:9856 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Controversy Offers Numerous Viewpoints

This past week The National Portrait Gallery pulled a four-minute video by David Wojnarowicz from the exhibit “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” the first major museum exhibition showing how questions of gender a...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   education   Dec 6, 2010 • Views:9109 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

South Africa's Youth Sing its Way out of Poverty

South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre Group Tries to Sing its Way Out of Poverty By DeNeen L. Brown The Washington Post February 4, 2011 The Bokamoso Youth Centre has been trying to broaden the horizons for the township's youth. Each year...more

diversity   education   artists   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:8510 • Comments: 0


 

What Do Your Vendors Say About You?

Your organization's commitment to diversity can be impact by the other organization's with which you are affiliated. There are several annual reports on workplace inclusion that can be used to monitor vendor commitment to diversity. Here ar...more

diversity   Feb 21, 2011 • Views:5292 • Comments: 0