Arts Lead focuses on arts leadership development for individuals who work with or serve low-income citizens. The program includes unique opportunities to network, learn about area arts resources, and explore how the arts build community. Participants will help develop new audiences for the arts by encouraging their group to take advantage of free arts events and partnership opportunities.
Selected participants will be invited to Arts Lead programs and receive benefits outlined below. The goal of this program is to familiarize leaders and mentors in low-income and under-served communities with area arts resources and to encourage those they serve to take advantage of creative and cultural experiences.
In order to be considered for the program, you must:
- Work regularly with low-income, underserved, special needs, or ESL community members
- Agree to attend at least five Arts Lead events between December 2010 – October 2011
- Be active in email communication
- Agree to promote arts opportunities in the community you serve through: sharing announcements, co-hosting at least one recruitment event and one website training event, and offering ongoing word-of-mouth encouragement
Applicants chosen to participate in the Leadership Development Program will receive:
- Special invitations to monthly Arts Lead programming: Film screenings, Networking Events, Panel Discussions, Arts Tours
- Arts Access Project t-shirt
- Website training workshop in your community
- Promotional event for an arts program of your choice
- 2010-11 Arts Education Handbook
- Priority coverage in Arts Inspire and PCA publications
- Priority consideration for Arts Reach free ticket offers
To learn more about the Arts Leadership Development Program and see a tentative schedule of events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.