On-Demand Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

These pre-recorded sessions cover a wide range of topics and can be accessed at anytime. Click on the links below to register to view any of our On-Demand webinars at your own convenience.

The 2016 Election: What’s next?

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 3:00pm

Americans for the Arts Government Affairs staff will provide a comprehensive analysis of federal, state, and local election results and discuss their impact on the future of the arts and arts education in the nation.

Federal Arts Policy Quarterly Updates

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

This webinar series will educate attendees about recently passed federal bills, proposed federal legislation, provide a preview of what to expect in the next quarter, and discuss applicable advocacy opportunities that affect arts and arts education.

Virtual Conversation: Emerging Leaders Network

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

Are you running a Emerging Leader Network? Interested in starting one? Join us for a series of virtual conversations with active or prospective network leads to share network building best practices and troubleshoot common issues. Designed to be a forum for support and information exchange, participants are encouraged to share stories, challenges, successes, and questions.

The CREATE Act: Artists, Entrepreneurs, and the Creative Economy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 3:00pm

Attendees will learn more about the provisions in the CREATE Act and how the bill seeks to empower artists and those in the creative economy across the country. Attendees will also learn how they can take action from home to encourage legislative movement on the bill.

Giving Tuesday and the Arts

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

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About this Webinar

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year.

Arts Advocacy Best Practices with Senator Stan Rosenberg

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 3:00pm

Learn arts advocacy best practices with Senator Stan Rosenberg and Americans for the Art's Government Affairs staff.

Virtual Conversation: Cultural Tourism – Funding, Measurements and Why

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 3:00pm

Building on the conversation at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Boston, join us for an informative and lively discussion around the impact of cultural tourism and how to evaluate efforts. Jonathon Glus, President and CEO of Houston Arts Alliance and Sheri Chaney Jones, President and Founder of Measurement Resources Company, will share their insight and experience and answer your questions about funding and evaluating cultural tourism programs.

BCA 10 Businesses in Action 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

In this webinar you will learn how businesses are partnering with arts programs to fuel community development and determine the best tools, talking points, and approaches for starting conversations with businesses in your community.

Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation Progress

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

A three part series on ESSA's implementation progress covering how to form a team to promote the arts, crafting an ask to gain support for the arts from decision makers, and incorporating the arts into states' new accountability systems.

Virtual Conversation: Emerging Leaders Network

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

Are you running a Emerging Leader Network? Interested in starting one? Join us for a series of virtual conversations with active or prospective network leads to share network building best practices and troubleshoot common issues. Designed to be a forum for support and information exchange, participants are encouraged to share stories, challenges, successes, and questions.

Federal Arts Policy Quarterly Updates

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

This webinar series will educate attendees about recently passed federal bills, proposed federal legislation, provide a preview of what to expect in the next quarter, and discuss applicable advocacy opportunities that affect arts and arts education.

Winning Websites

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:00pm

Optimizing your website for your customer doesn't have to mean a complete redesign. We'll take a look at data showing how people interact with websites as well as case studies of successful design to help you adjust your website for maximum usability. You'll also learn what Google Analytics data you should be looking at regularly to determine the efficacy of your website.

Virtual Conversation: Emerging Leaders Network

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

Are you running a Emerging Leader Network? Interested in starting one? Join us for a series of virtual conversations with active or prospective network leads to share network building best practices and troubleshoot common issues. Designed to be a forum for support and information exchange, participants are encouraged to share stories, challenges, successes, and questions.

Local Arts Agencies in America: 2015 LAA Census Results

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 3:00pm

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About this Webinar

Americans are engaged in the arts now more than ever. The reason? The remarkable growth and impact of our nation's 4,500 local arts agencies (LAAs) working to ensure the arts have a vital presence in communities.

Virtual Conversation: Arts in Transit & Transportation Projects

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 3:00pm

Join us to learn about the recently approved Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act impacting federally funded transit projects. During this virtual conversation, Americans for the Arts staff will review our current understanding of the changes to arts transit projects and participants will be invited to join the conversation and share feedback on how these changes may impact their local programs.

Federal Arts Policy Quarterly Updates

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

This webinar series will educate attendees about recently passed federal bills, proposed federal legislation, provide a preview of what to expect in the next quarter, and discuss applicable advocacy opportunities that affect arts and arts education.

Virtual Conversation: Breaking the Mold - Shifting to a Community Impact-Based Model

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 3:00pm

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About this Virtual Conversation

The 60+ year-old United Arts Fund field has seen a multitude of developments in recent years, from changes in leadership to shifts in grantmaking strategies and growing pains in the effort to become more nimble and accessible to the broader community.

Virtual Conversation: Emerging Leaders Network

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm

Are you running a Emerging Leader Network? Interested in starting one? Join us for a series of virtual conversations with active or prospective network leads to share network building best practices and troubleshoot common issues. Designed to be a forum for support and information exchange, participants are encouraged to share stories, challenges, successes, and questions.

Virtual Conversation: Community Engagement Resource Exchange (CERE)

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 3:00pm

Americans for the Arts and ArtsEngaged will present a series of conversations addressing issues of importance for furthering community engagement work. Hosted by Barbara Schaffer Bacon and Doug Borwick, the events will provide information, address questions and concerns, and offer an opportunity for participants to share success stories and lessons learned from their own experience. The conversations will make use of a virtual meeting platform and opportunities for dialogue will be emphasized.

Local Arts Agencies & Businesses

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:00pm

Business sector support for the arts is integral to the success and longevity of the arts and essential in building communities with a thriving business sector. Though many local arts agencies play multiple roles in their communities as conveners, programmers, and supporters, it's important to make time to foster these important relationships with the business communities.

Engaging And Welcoming People With Disabilities To Our Arts Organizations

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 3:00pm

The arts are for everyone and everyone is different. How we understand and respect each other's' difference is a priority of arts marketers. We often talk about our difference, our diversity by categories such as race, age, gender, social-economic status, sexual orientation, etc. More often than not, disability is the 'etc' on the diversity continuum. It's hidden, it's not to be talked about or discussed. Don't look, don't say the wrong thing. But it's OK to say disability. It's OK to ask questions, I'm disabled and I'm here to talk about disability.

Arts Leadership Digital Classroom: Coaching for Adaptive Leaders

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:00pm

“The most common cause of failure in leadership is produced by treating adaptive challenges as if they were technical problems", states leadership expert Ronald Heifetz. As leaders, we need to assess challenges in a way that gets at their root cause to ensure we are addressing the right problems and not focused on band-aid solutions.

Federal Arts Policy Quarterly Updates

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

This webinar series will educate attendees about recently passed federal bills, proposed federal legislation, provide a preview of what to expect in the next quarter, and discuss applicable advocacy opportunities that affect arts and arts education.

Virtual Conversations: #ArtsEdChat

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 8:00pm

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About this Virtual Conversation

As an arts education supporter, connect with experts in this field, learn the language of the work, and identify new ideas to inform your path forward. Use #ArtsEdChat to follow the conversation.

Host: Jeff M. Poulin @JeffMPoulin

 

Social Justice Funders Supporting Arts for Change

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

In recent research on arts and social change grantmaking, Animating Democracy has focused a lens on private funders whose primary purpose is to advance social justice and who are supporting arts and culture as contributors to healthy equitable communities.

Understanding the Every Student Succeeds Act

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

Join the Americans for the Arts' Federal Affairs team as they walk through the recently passed Every Student Succeeds Act. In this webinar participants will gain a basic understanding of the recently passed education law by U.S. Congress.

Public Art 101: Mini-Lesson

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

In this brief and self-paced mini-lesson, brush up and test your knowledge on the basics of Public Art administration.

BCA 10 Businesses in Action

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Each year the BCA 10 honors ten businesses that have been exceptional partners with the arts. These companies set the standard of excellence and serve as role models for other businesses to follow. Hear directly from 2015 honorees about why they partner with the arts and learn how to create successful partnerships with the businesses in your community.

Arts Ed Navigator

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The newest tool for advocates will launch in Fall 2015. Learn how to use the Arts Education Navigator to work with others in your community to advocate for a healthier arts education ecosystem! This tool delivers a six step process containing all of the tools, resources, and know-how to create an arts education movement locally. Join with other leaders to explore the Arts Education Navigator and begin inspiring change!

Webinar Series: Arts Education- What You Need to Know

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 3:00pm to Friday, September 18, 2015 - 4:00pm

Every year there are new buzzwords which affect our work. As part of National Arts in Education Week celebrations during the week of September 14-18, we will gather thought leaders to unpack these terms, where they came from, and their impact on our day to day work in arts education.

These daily 20 minute webinars will be released each day at 3:00pm ET for you to view on-demand.

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