Deborah Cullinan, Chief Executive Officer of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, discusses the significance of art centers in tackling important issues in the community and in bringing people together.
Ellen Salpeter, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, discusses the museum’s influence in arts education within the vibrant city, and its evolving role as it undergoes major changes before the grand opening of its new building in December 2017.
David H. Stull, President of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, discusses how the conservatory’s learning model trains students to approach the professional world with an achievement-based mindset.
Melissa Smith, Conservatory Director and Head of Acting of the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), discusses the importance for actors in training to interact with communities to develop empathy and a greater capacity to appreciate humanity.