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Artists and Arts Leaders Discuss What’s Happened and What’s Next

Join us for a series of discussions about the state of the arts in 2022, including issues of equity,
programming, audience engagement, funding, and working as independent artists, facilitated by David
Andrew Snider, lecturer in the arts administration program at Skidmore College, executive & artistic
director of Hubbard Hall, and author of the new professional playbook Managing Arts Organizations.

Including arts leaders from a variety of arts disciplines throughout the United States, including Donna Walker-Kuhne, Walker International Communications Group, Inc.; Patrick Torres, Raleigh Little Theatre; Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Rep; Karen Zacarías, playwright; Mei Ann Teo, Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Melissa Crespo, Syracuse Stage; Nancy Yao Maasbach, Museum of Chinese in America; Lisa Richards Toney, Association of Performing Arts Professionals; Ben Cameron, The Jerome Foundation; Sarah Craig, Caffé Lena; Robert Barry Fleming, Actors Theatre of Louisville; C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika!; Anna Glass, Dance Theatre of Harlem. Download profiles of all panelists here.

January 26 at 7pm
Audiences and Equity:
What’s the relationship between audience engagement and the pursuit of equity in this new era?
Donna Walker-Kuhne, Walker International Communications Group, Inc.; Patrick Torres, Raleigh Little Theatre; Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Rep.
Watch the panel from January 26 here.
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February 16 at 7pm
Artists and Organizations:
How do artists and organizations authentically collaborate? How has this relationship changed?
Karen Zacarías, playwright; Mei Ann Teo, Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Melissa Crespo, Syracuse Stage.
Watch the panel from February 16 here.
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March 23 at 7pm
Adaptations and Evolutions
How are arts organizations evolving and transforming in this new era?
Nancy Yao Maasbach, Museum of Chinese in America; Sarah Craig, Caffé Lena; C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika!; Anna Glass, Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Watch the panel from March 23 here.
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April 6 at 7pm
Arts Ecologies and Economies
What new ecosystems for the arts are appearing? How are relationships, partnerships, and planning changing in the arts? How might they change going forward?
Lisa Richards Toney, Association of Performing Arts Professionals; Ben Cameron, The Jerome Foundation; Robert Barry Fleming, Actors Theatre of Louisville.
Watch the panel from April 6 here.
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Closed Captioning and ASL Interpretation will be provided.

Sponsored by the Arts Administration Program of Skidmore College and the Hubbard Hall Center for the
Arts and Education.