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DAY THREE

Good morning: “And the beat goes on…………………” Wrap-Up: 3 to 4 day conferences are strange little experiences.  None any more so than gatherings of arts leaders.  Thrown together in one space, there is a usual breakdown in these things that … Continue reading

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DAY TWO

“And the beat goes on……………” Reflections: The CapitalizationProject will have to confront the thorny issue lying underneath the surface: the assumption that to get where the project seeks to go there will have to be, at least some wholesale restructuring … Continue reading

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DAY ONE

Good morning. “And the beat goes on………………” Rocco’s Speech: The Chair of the Endowment’s activism to involve the agency on a number of front s seems to be working.. This morning he recounted successes in getting other federal departments and … Continue reading

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PreConference

Good morning. “And the beat goes on……………” The Arts Education PreConference Sunday was a glorious day in downtown Chicago. Blue skies, sunshine. What an absolutely spectacular city. The Arts Ed PreConference centered on one of the more difficult challenges of … Continue reading

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Funders in Flux

Good morning. “And the beat goes on…………………….” Funders in Flux: I’m off to the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference in Chicago. Funders — government, corporate and foundation — from all over the country, gathering to make some sense of the … Continue reading

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