March 26, 2019

Del Val: Artists are true change agents — but everyone can support the changes we’re making

“I’d rather lead the change than react to it,” noted David Brown, CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce in […]
February 25, 2019

Del Val: Worried about the employment crunch? Find out how the arts could help businesses.

Every meeting I go to involving the business sector asks the same basic question: What are your biggest concerns for […]
January 28, 2019

Del Val: Building on success

Last year at The Arts Partnership, we implemented another touchpoint in our relationship with the nonprofit arts organizations that receive […]
January 1, 2019

Let’s work with each other in 2019

I recently attended an Americans for the Arts conference in St. Louis, Mo. Among many interesting points at “Artists at […]
November 26, 2018

Thanks giving thanks

I have been thinking about the word “Thanksgiving” lately. Broken down, it is two pretty interesting words in their own […]
October 29, 2018

A specific example of why the arts matter

The arts often get dismissed for not having specific, measurable examples of why they matter. This column couldn’t get any […]
September 24, 2018

Imagine the next level of arts bounty

I meet monthly with a number of local arts leaders for coffee and conversation. It’s a casual affair, and topics […]
August 28, 2018

Let’s value time and expertise in the arts

I had a conversation with an established business leader recently. We were talking about some connections The Arts Partnership could […]
July 30, 2018

Art is the mirror we all need right now

So I’m a few weeks late to the Netflix phenomenon “Hannah Gadsby: Nanette.” I’ve seen various social media posts about […]
June 18, 2018

Come Along for the Ride

One year ago, I was at the Presidio Institute’s Cross Sector Leadership Boot Camp in San Francisco, and I left […]