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 […]
May 29, 2018

Come, Learn About and Celebrate the Arts

The Arts Partnership operates on a fiscal year, making our year-end June 30th. That means the end of May is […]
April 23, 2018

Disruption and Transformation Require Resources

I read an article recently that had me standing up and shouting, “Yes!” over and over and over again. In […]
March 19, 2018

When National Arts Advocacy Inspires Local Action

Last week I had my first opportunity to practice advocacy at the national level, and I loved it. In January, […]
December 22, 2017

Looking Ahead by Looking Back

I’m declaring 2018 the Year of the Arts in the Metro. 2017 was a huge year for The Arts Partnership […]