Bill Arning, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, explains how the museum’s job in engaging the extremely diverse and young audiences of Houston, Texas differs from any other city, and how that role allows the museum to take more chances, be more flexible, and be more provocative.
Ruth Ellen Jacobson, Executive Director of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, discusses the concert hall’s vital presence within the city of El Paso. This interview was produced in collaboration with KCOSTV.
Kristen Beall, President & CEO of the Kern Community Foundation, discusses the organization’s various tactics in making effective changes within California’s Central Valley community. This interview was produced in collaboration with ValleyPBS.
Jason Newman, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Munice, discusses how learning can be both engaging and memorable for toddlers and children of all ages. This interview was produced in collaboration with WIPB – Indiana Public Broadcasting at Ball State University.
Interim Program Officer for Arts and Culture Moy Eng discusses fundraising and funding for the arts from her perspective as a development professional for diverse organizations (inc. for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation), and as an art funder (inc. for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation).
Bill Blackwell Jr., Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University (BSU), discusses creating a strong support system for first-generation college students to help them succeed. This interview was produced in collaboration with LPTV.