Emily is responsible for providing business and foundation leaders with the information, resources and strategies they need to better partner with and support the arts. She oversees a variety of programs including the BCA 10 which recognizes businesses for their support of the arts and the BCA Executive Board which is comprised of CEOs who provide leadership and advice. She also organizes professional development programs which encourage and enhance partnerships with businesses and foundations and works with strategic partners in the business and foundation communities to advance our advocacy efforts. Emily also oversees the work of the Arts & Business Council of NY which builds partnerships between arts and business in New York City.
She joined the staff of Americans for the Arts in 2008 as part of the merger with the Business Committee for the Arts. Prior to joining the Business Committee for the Arts in 2006, she was at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Education Department where she worked on the museum’s internship program and programs for people with disabilities and in the Jewelry Reproduction Department. Emily graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in art history and has a master’s degree in visual arts administration from New York University.
Americans for the Arts Staff Information
Recent Blog Posts
- Actors and Botanists Can Both be “Ready for Tomorrow”
- Arts Support = Achievement of CSR Goals
- The Many Ways to Connect Arts & Business (from The pARTnership Movement)
- What’s better than a list? A list of lists! (from The pARTnership Movement)
- The pARTnership Movement: When Arts and Businesses Partner, Everyone Profits
- Creating Lasting & Successful pARTnerships
- Embracing the Velocity of Change (Part 3) (from Arts Watch)
- Supporting Arts Education is Good Business
- There's a Movement Afoot...
- A 4-Star General, a Dancer, & 900 Foundation Leaders Go to a Conference...
- The Arts = Prime Real Estate
- Enhancing Communities Through the Arts
- A Driving Force in Creativity and Innovation (from Arts Watch)
- History repeats itself…
- Why and How Businesses Support the Arts: Business Committee for the Arts National Triennial Survey
- Five Items Worth Sharing on the Importance of Creativity (from Arts Watch)
- Business Leaders as Arts Advocates (from Arts Watch)
- Corporate Culture (from Arts Watch)
- Business Volunteers for the Arts Working in the Nonprofit Sector (from Arts Watch)
- The Role of Arts in Business (from Arts Watch)