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My Grantmakers In the Arts 2013 Conference. I’m Sensing an Evolution.

This is a syndication of a post on my blog, Jumper. A few weeks back I was invited to attend the 2013 Grantmakers in the Arts Conference in Philadelphia as a Conference Blogger. I joined Barry Hessenius (Barry’s Blog) and a whole team of … Continue reading

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Who do arts funders exist to serve? Who should decide where the money goes? Do historic processes serve current needs and goals?

This is my third, and final, post reporting on the 2013 Grantmakers in the Arts Conference. Rather than writing up a daily roundup of the sessions I attended at GIA I decided to reflect upon them thematically. The overarching theme of … Continue reading

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Dispatch from GIA: Artists front and center, modeling the way forward

Rather than posting a daily roundup of sessions that I’ve attended at GIA I decided to see all my sessions and then reflect upon them thematically. Let me start by saying that this has been a terrific conference and that … Continue reading

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Are we ready to leap? On the Support for Individual Artists Pre-Conference

When I left the Mellon Foundation in 2010 to move to the Netherlands I thought I had attended my last Grantmakers in the Arts conference, but I am quite happy to have been invited to take part in the 2013 … Continue reading

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Meed the bloggers: Diane Ragsdale

Diane Ragsdale is currently working at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, where she has lectured on such topics as the creative economy, cultural organizations, and arts management, and where she is pursuing a PhD. Her dissertation topic is the evolution in … Continue reading

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