Tag Archives: Michael Kaiser

Arts Organizations are Businesses, Too

Two weeks ago, I wrote about Arts in Crisis, the new initiative at the Kennedy Center that offers free advice to struggling performing arts organizations. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, William Triplett spoke with Michael Kaiser, president of … Continue reading

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Arts in Crisis, Kennedy Center to the Rescue

At a time when arts organizations are suffering from shrinking income and audiences, another organization – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – is reaching out to provide free assistance. The program, Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy … Continue reading

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Secretary of Arts: Good or Bad?

Two weeks ago I posted about an online petition in support of a cabinet-level arts official, along with a link to an article quoting arts leader Michael Kaiser, who is in favor of this. Last week, the Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Secretary of Arts? Sign the Petition.

An article in yesterday’s Washington Post discusses the momentum building around an online petition in support of a Cabinet-level arts czar.  The petition was inspired by music producer and composer Quincy Jones’s call to President-elect Obama to establish a secretary … Continue reading

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No Bailout for the Arts?

Last week, an op-ed piece by Michael Kaiser appeared in the Washington Post discussing how arts organizations have been affected by the economic crisis, and what legislative steps need to be taken to save them.  Here’s an excerpt: “The arts … Continue reading

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