Mario Garcia Durham, CEO of Association of Performing Arts Presenters, will speak on challenges facing performing arts institutions.
In October 2011, Durham became the fifth executive director of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters since its founding in 1957. He comes to APAP from the National Endowment for the Arts where he was Director of Artist Communities and Presenting. At the …more
Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center Admission is free
How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry …more
Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Day of registration begins at 9 a.m.; networking reception from 6–7 p.m. Katzen Arts Center Register for the symposium at www.american.edu/cas/EALS. Fee: $35
The Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium (EALS) at American University is an annual meeting for students and young professionals who work in the arts. It provides opportunities to …more
"Artistic Vibrancy & Creativity in Programming" featuring Alan Brown, Principal, WolfBrown
Many arts groups are asking questions about the sustainability of efforts to expand and diversify participation, especially in regards to programs and activities that activate audiences and participants in new ways. Good marketing and education programs are certainly important, but the primary challenge …more