Carl Pascarella, Chair of the Board and Executive Committee of the San Francisco Ballet, shares his business insights on developing the nationally recognized and oldest professional ballet company in the United States. Pascarella discusses leveraging the synergies between the artistic and business elements of the ballet to accomplish growth and success.
Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, discusses the museum’s unique mission to give visitors an inside look at Walt Disney as a human – and not simply a brand, through his unwavering enthusiasm for his vision of an animated world, his perseverance through financial hardship, and his incredible story-telling skills, brought to life.
After 20 years of planning, five years of legal battles, and a $15M investment, the 81-year-old artist Christo has abandoned his “Over the River” project in an act of protest against President Donald Trump, he stated.
Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect our planet inspires patrons to visit one of the largest cultural institutions on the West Coast.
Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses the unique elements of one of the largest cultural attractions on the West Coast, including initiatives to improve access to STEM education, unique conservation efforts of endangered species, and its fascinating exhibits that are key to inspiring learning through discovery.
ArtFinder, an online marketplace for art – similar to Amazon, but for art – created an Artificial Intelligence Twitter robot that scans an image and connects users to similar artworks sold on its site.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 100 countries don’t keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don’t have robust data on poverty. There’s a dearth of accurate, comparable figures on the number of disabled children in almost every nation, U.N. statisticians say.
In response to China’s request, Apple has removed the New York Times app – in both English and Chinese – from China’s app store, as a result of what Chinese government called a “violation of local regulations.”