Notes from the Field

Food for Thought: Arts Activism & Technology (Video)

In March 2021, Carl Sylvestre moderated a conversation on arts, activism and technology as part of “Regina Taylor’s Black Album” project mixtape at Southern Methodist University. The hour-long virtual dinner program featured Robert Barry Fleming, Executive Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville; Nataki Garrett, Artistic Director at Oregon Shakespeare

New ideas for museums in the future. Will the current pause be a time for new beginning?

What Is the Future of Museums? 7 Predictions From Max Hollein, Koyo Kouoh, Anne Pasternak, and Other Top Curators and Directors What Is the Future of Museums? 7 Predictions From Max Hollein, Koyo Kouoh, Anne Pasternak, and Other Top Curators and Directors

Become a Champion of Regional Theatre promotion (video)

Carl Sylvestre reporting on the Hearst Foundations Covid-19 grant and announcing the Moving Forward Fund for Theatre Forward at the February 8 virtual gala. Download

Dare we hope for a new deal in the theatre? If we don’t start talking about it, it is not going to happen.

A COVID-19 vaccine is here, but theaters seek a New Deal

We need to use the current crisis to better frame the critical role that the arts play in our lives.

Arts Funding Is Facing an Existential Crisis. To Survive, Cultural Organizations Must Change How They Frame Themselves to the Public

I do hope that the arts will have a bigger seat at the table in the new administration, but there is a lot more work ahead to get there. The arts community has to come together more strategically to have an impact. I fear we are still in our “silo” stages. What can we do to change that?

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/things-are-going-to-change

I really love the ideas expressed in this insightful interview with Oskar Eustis

http://bway.ly/ya9i9m#https://newyorktheater.me/2020/11/14/we-have-to-prove-theater-is-a-necessity-oskar-eustis-q-a/

It turns out that most Americans value the arts, we need to act on that.

How Do Americans Feel About the Arts? A New Survey Offers Insights