How Can Arts and Culture Organizations Be More Welcoming?
What kinds of arts experiences foster feelings of connection and well-being? A new report funded in part by The Wallace Foundation, reveals some insights from Black and African American participants, a viewpoint historically sidelined from research and planning efforts in the arts.
As the Pandemic Shifts So Does People’s Thinking About Arts and Culture
More than half of Americans say that arts and culture organizations are important to them, according to a new study. The results are part of an ongoing research effort by the companies LaPlaca Cohen and Slover Linett Audience Research, called Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation.
Pamela M. Green Dance/USA 2022 ‘Ernie’ Award Recipient: A Facilitator of Artist Dreams
Founder and President of PMG Arts Pamela M. Green shares what got her interested in arts management, her three proudest moments in her career, and advice for the next generation of arts managers/leaders.
Judith Smith, Dance/USA Honor Award Recipient
Founding Member and Director Emerita of AXIS Dance Company Judith Smith shares challenges she’s faced, what she’s most proud of, and her thoughts on the future of physically integrated dance.
How Can Arts Organizations Better Serve the Communities They Work In?
The pandemic shed light on what audiences, particularly those in BIPOC communities, want from arts and cultural organizations—and how organizations are responding.
Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst
Have you planned for liability coverage and other contingencies as your dance company or organization readies to re-open? An insurance expert shares what types of coverage to consider
Donald Byrd: Dance/USA’s 2021 Honor Award Recipient
Choreographer Donald Byrd receives the Dance/USA 2021 Honor Award for his extraordinary achievement, leadership and exceptional contributions to dance. Learn more here.
Zenetta S. Drew: Dance/USA’s 2021 ‘Ernie’ Award Recipient
When Zenetta Drew became Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s executive director, her goal was “to create a dance company … that would be a story to tell our grandkids” Find out how she did it.
A ‘Beautiful Exchange’: Two Dance Professionals Connect in National Mentorship Program
Dance/USA Institute for Leadership Training continues to meet the needs of early- and mid-career arts leaders through matching mentors and mentees. Read about mentor Dr. AnaMaria Correa and mentee Kimberly Pereira’s partnership.
Dance/USA Institute for Leadership Training Pair: Katerina Wong and Amy Miller
Dance/USA matches mentors with rising arts administrators to enhance leadership and decision-making skills and gain a broader perspective on the field. Read about one mentor-mentee match.