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Art-Making by Corporate Executives
Sep 19, 2013 0 Comments
How many of Richmond’s corporate executives make art in their spare time? What percentage paint landscapes or play in a band or write poetry? Are their artistic pursuits of any real value to their companies? Does the fact that...
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Ovation Partners with the President's Committee on the Arts & Humanities and Americans for the Arts for the 2013 innOVATION Grants Award Program
Aug 28, 2013 0 Comments
Ovation, America’s only arts network, has partnered with the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and Americans for the Arts to introduce the second annual innOVATION Grant Awards Program, which will officially...
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6 Reasons Why Ballet Dancers Make Awesome Employees (2013)
Jul 22, 2013 0 Comments
Job seekers like me have to understand and be able to articulate what makes them a more superior hire compared to everyone else in the job-seeking crowd.   My interest and training in classical ballet is pretty unique, even...
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What Americans Think About Creativity and Risk
Jul 11, 2013 0 Comments
Last month, I attended the annual conference of Americans for the Arts in Pittsburgh, which was focused around the question, “Why are the arts the best kept secret when it comes to building healthy, diverse, and engaged communities?”...
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A New Trend: Business Schools & Corporate Art Collections
May 02, 2013 0 Comments
In a recent development in the corporate art world, many of the most important business colleges and schools are now collecting art and using it as a learning tool.   As I was updating the information for the new 2013 edition...
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Yo-Yo Ma Urges “STEAM” to Drive the Nation’s Workforce
Apr 12, 2013 0 Comments
On Monday, April 8, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma was the guest speaker at Americans for the Arts’ annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center in D.C. The Lecture was the kick-off for Arts Advocacy...
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A Triple Win for Arts Orgs, College Students, & the Economy
Apr 11, 2013 0 Comments
The terms “triple-win” and “triple bottom line” are tossed around in nonprofit publications fairly regularly, especially when it comes to espousing the benefits of corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.  ...
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The Role of Business Leaders in the Arts Education Ecosystem
Jul 23, 2012 0 Comments
Business leaders can be key advocates for arts education. They can champion arts education by offering internships, mobilizing resources, raising visibility, and can also be effective advocates with elected officials because...
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Adobe Promotes Creativity
Apr 25, 2012 0 Comments
Ann Lewnes, SVP, Global Marketing at Adobe announced the Adobe Foundation's Creativity Scholarships.  Read Ann's post from the Adobe blog.   There’s immeasurable power in personal expression.  It’s the reason that, since its...
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The Arts as a Management Tool
Apr 05, 2012 0 Comments
When we think about creativity, we need to think of it as something we do every day—like thinking. We cannot avoid thinking and creativity is the same. We cannot avoid being creative. So when we ask the question: How does the...
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Disney Set Citizenship Targets
Mar 30, 2012 0 Comments
Disney's 2012 Citizenship Targets recognize the importance of creativity for the future workforce.   "Worldwide, creativity skills are declining in youth while economic shifts are placing emphasis on creativity and innovation...
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A Drama Graduate and a Philosopher Start a Business...
Feb 13, 2012 0 Comments
Rebecca Lewis Smith, co-founder of Fountain Partnership explains why employers should not give up on the arts.   "Between a drama graduate and a philosopher, you wouldn’t necessarily expect enterprise and job creation – and...
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