July 5, 2020

When art turns history on its head, it can show us the way forward

It’s said that when Handel finished “The Hallelujah Chorus,” the skies opened up and he heard the Heavenly Chorus singing […]
July 2, 2020

Looking ahead with a fresh perspective: State of the Arts 2020 address from President and CEO Dayna Del Val

The following video message was presented by President and CEO Dayna Del Val during The State of the Arts 2020 […]
June 24, 2020

TAP is 50, and I’m starting year 10!

I remember walking in to The Arts Partnership’s office the morning of July 1, 2010, and sitting down in a […]
June 11, 2020

VIDEO: Where we are and where we’re going at The Arts Partnership

  This is the most honest video I have ever posted in my nearly 10 years at The Arts Partnership. […]
June 3, 2020

When the arts intersect, resonate and drive change

From Dayna Del Val: I’ve done very little reading during this sheltering in place period, which is extremely odd for […]
May 28, 2020

City Commission candidates join us for TAPpy Hour

Have you voted in the Metro yet? If you haven’t, I invite you to join us today at 3:44 to […]
May 21, 2020

For the arts, there is no “no-win” scenario

From CEO Dayna Del Val This morning, I was reading this article in Forbes by Michael C. Wenderoth, and I […]
May 14, 2020

Being nimble in this uncertain time

The Arts Partnership, as you may already know, is celebrating our 50th year in 2020. We had lots of ideas […]
May 7, 2020

Commencing with Graduation

I have been doing a lot of thinking these past few weeks about the disrupted patterns of spring that we’ve […]
April 23, 2020

Saving the arts at MSUM

I’m posting the letter I wrote to President Anne Blackhurst and her administration because, in so many ways, it sums […]