Education

Arts News Digest – Feb. 13, 2018

ARTS ISSUES & MANAGEMENT Should museums have free admission? (Arts Journal) Michael Rushton, who teaches arts administration at Indiana University and edits the Journal of Cultural Economics, attempts to answer the question. Trump proposes elimination of NEA (California Desert Arts Council) The Trump Administration released its 2019 budget proposal, which seeks to eliminate the National…

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Arts News Digest – Jan. 2, 2018

Recommended reading for art and culture professionals in the Coachella Valley and beyond.   ARTS MANAGEMENT Facebook Ends Transaction Fees for Donations (Chronicle of Philanthropy) Facebook will eliminate its 5 percent transaction fee for charitable donations made on the site, putting millions of additional dollars, and potentially much more, into the hands of nonprofits.  …

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Arts News Digest – December 2017

Recommended reading for art and culture professionals in the Coachella Valley and beyond.   ARTS MANAGEMENT How the Arts Power Communities (Americans for the Arts) The arts keep residents and their discretionary dollars close to home and also attract visitors who spend money and help local businesses thrive. Read the key findings of Arts &…

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Creative Placemaking, Part 2: How to Get Started

We want strong, healthy communities in the Coachella Valley, and Ben Stone of Smart Growth America insists we’ll build them on art and culture. “I can’t think of any cities or neighborhoods around the country that are models of smart, inclusive development that don’t prominently feature the arts,” Stone, director of arts and culture for…

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Students to Learn about Careers in Arts, Media, and Entertainment

About 200 high school juniors and seniors from the Coachella Valley’s three public school districts will meet creative professionals from around the region and learn about different careers in arts, media, and entertainment during a career pathways event Oct. 17 at UCR Palm Desert. A collaborative program of the nonprofit organizations OneFuture Coachella Valley and…

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Expert Advice on How to Win an Arts Grant

There’s a lot of money out there for artists and arts organizations. If you want some of it, you need a plan. Three experts on the topic — grant writer Leigh Wiemann, arts administrator Brittany Delany, and artist Barbara Gothard — shared their best advice July 20 during an arts salon hosted by the City…

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