What is in your public art collection? How do you define what you are responsible for? Do you code by funding source, a department project, bond, federal grant or a mix? Permanent, temporary, heritage or gift?
Announcing our 2014 Webinar Season!
Americans for the Arts is proud to announce the launch of a revitalized webinar program in 2014. Bearing in mind the skills and expertise that arts organizations and arts administrators need to stay relevant, vigorous, and vital in changing times, we are planning an exciting roster of 25 webinars within five new topic areas: Arts and Community, Embracing Diversity, Reinvention and Sustainability, Supply and Demand, and Building Core Skills (101s).
Accumulation + Action - Public Art Collection Management Digital Classroom Series: What - Definitions (1st of 4)
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
This orientation will cover course objectives, basic technology, and introduce you to some of your peers.
Arts Leaders as Community Leaders Digital Classroom Series: The Healthy Arts Ecosystem - Understanding the Building Blocks for Thriving Arts Communities (2nd of 5)
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
The creation of a thriving arts community does not occur in isolation. Rather, it requires an array of individuals and organizations to generate, consume, and support the arts as well as effective and innovative collaboration within and outside the arts ecosystem. Before engaging your community you must understand it as best as possible.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 3:00pm
Join us as we delve into marketing strategies designed to help artists position themselves and their art for greater success, however you personally define that.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:00pm
What has the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) learned through four studies and three reports on its PLACE Initiative? Nationally recognized, PLACE (People, Land, Arts, Culture, and Engagement), has supported individuals and organizations who implement arts-based civic engagement projects that address critical community issues in the southwest. Learn about what kind of framework cultural workers are creating to assess work that engages community constituents as essential collaborators, and "place makers", not solely as audience members.
Accumulation + Action - Public Art Collection Management Digital Classroom Series: When and Where - Maintenance, Money and Expectations (2nd of 4)
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 3:00pm
Collection health is a product of funding, staffing, policy and commitment. Size and location matters. This session will explore collection triage, long term care, and explore solutions to fund regional collection care and maintain sanity.
Arts Leaders as Community Leaders Digital Classroom Series: Making Community Connections - Advocating, Building Support and Breaking-Down Silos for the Arts (3rd of 5)
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
As soon as you understand your local arts ecosystem it is time to go out into the community to build support for your art and find out how your art can supports your community. The arts captivate us, increase our empathy, develop 21st century skills, create healthy communities and stimulate the economy. Artists partner with schools, planners, organizers, government and hospitals to meet mutually beneficial goals. What is the role of the arts in our communities? How do you build public value & will for the arts? Well, it’s not by yelling and bludgeoning.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
The NEA's Survey of Public Participation provides the largest national population survey of arts participation trends. Learn more about the 2012 findings and how you can use them to engage your own community of arts participants and audience members.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
Learn how to engage the business leaders in your community as arts advocates and advisors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
To capture what you need by know, you need to know what to look for. Indicators are specific changes that can be seen, heard or read to show progress or demonstrate that an outcome is being met. It is useful to identify indicators in order to know what you want to measure and what data to collect. This webinar walks you through the process of devising relevant indicators and identifying practical data collection methods for creative change projects.
Accumulation + Action - Public Art Collection Management Digital Classroom Series: How Much - Value and Assessment (3rd of 4)
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
The How Much session will examine publicly owned works of art or architecture and their value as assets, images, and worth in the art historical canon. We value our public art as achievement and spectacle, but contemporary society values the new and fresh.
Arts Leaders as Community Leaders Digital Classroom Series: Bringing Community Together - Planning & Managing Community Collaboration (4th of 5)
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 3:00pm
This class will discuss community engagement, planning, and consensus building. You will explore theory of change models, community organizing and community planning, all to give you the tools to strategically lead your community.
Arts Across the Military Continuum: Strategies for Developing Strong Partnerships and Successful Programs
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 3:00pm
Arts programming and creative arts therapies in healthcare for service members, veterans and their families are thriving in communities across the country.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 2:59pm to Friday, May 23, 2014 - 2:59pm
How can you create a more dynamic and effective board/commission? Join us for our Board Training Webinar Week. These 45 minute webinars will feature ways to attract and keep young and diverse board members, how to draw board members from the business community and new board evaluation measurements.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 3:00pm
This is the first webinar in a series of three short "Board Training Week" webinars held on concurrent days in one week. To register for the entire series please visit the series registration page.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
This the is second webinar in a series of three short "Board Training Week" webinars held on concurrent days in one week. To register for the entire series please visit the series registration page.
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
This is the third and final webinar in a series of three short "Board Training Week" webinars held on concurrent days in one week. To register for the entire series please visit the series registration page.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 3:00pm
Don't leave your creativity at the evaluation door. Story, poetry, mapping, movement... these and more creative expressions are the work of art but can also elicit information and data useful to assessment and evaluation.
Accumulation + Action - Public Art Collection Management Digital Classroom Series: Who - Digital Records, Access, Publicity and Use (4th of 4)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 3:00pm
Who sees your collection? The Digital Records session will explore the importance and challenges of making and accessing digital information for visibility, tourism, emergency preparedness and civic partnerships.
Arts Leaders as Community Leaders Digital Classroom Series: The Arts Leader’s Practice - Informing, Innovating, and Inspiring Community (5th of 5)
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
This class will discuss leadership theory and the unique challenges and opportunities for arts leaders. You will explore leadership practice and development principles to strengthen your leadership capacity and advance your career, staff, organization, and/or community.