- Caron Atlas, Director, Arts & Democracy Project & Co-Director, NOCD-NY
- Jamie Bennett, Chief of Staff & Director of Public Affairs, NEA
- Paul Nagle, Executive Director, Cultural Strategies Initiative
- Edwin Torres, Associate Director of New York City Opportunities Fund & Innovation, Rockefeller Foundation
- Moderated by: Jacqueline Davis, Executive Director, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Join us for conversation and libations with thought leaders from across the cultural spectrum. This panel discussion will explore recent and emerging trends in arts philanthropy and cultural policy in NYC and across the country. We’ll unpack the complex questions surrounding these important issues, learn about the approaches of various institutions, and examine the roles they play, individually and collectively, in shaping our cultural landscape.
No matter what area of the arts you work in – this conversation affects you! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to engage in a spirited discussion with our panel of experts and your peers.
Thursday, May 16 @ 7pm
Issue Project Room (22 Boerum Place in Downtown Brooklyn)
Free and open to the public. Suggested Donation $10
About the Sponsors
ELNYA is Emerging Leaders of New York Arts. We are a New York City-based networking and professional development group that explores new ideas, best practices and challenges in the field of arts management. Our membership includes an evolving group of arts administrators in our 20s and 30s who empower ourselves with hands-on leadership opportunities and programming that elevates our field.
The World Policy Institute is an ideas incubator focused on emerging global challenges, thinkers, and solutions. The World Policy Institute understands that policymakers and opinion leaders need creative ways to catalyze innovation and engage wider coalitions in solving some of the world’s biggest challenges. By working with artists focused on the same issues, the Arts-Policy Nexus seeks to build a new, collaborative model for social change.