Capacity Building for Artists and Arts Organizations: a workshop with Michael Kaiser

Capacity Building for Artists and Arts Organizations: a workshop with Michael Kaiser

Saturday July 23, 2016 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
4201 Georgia Avenue NW, Third Floor

How can you, as an artist or arts administrator, ensure that you not only survive, but thrive? This workshop will include a presentation by Mr. Kaiser followed by a question and answer session. Space is limited; to register for this workshop click here.

More about Michael M. Kaiser:

Michael M. Kaiser is Chairman of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management.

From 2001 to 2014, he served as president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Dubbed “the Turnaround King” for his work at numerous institutions, including the Royal Opera House (London), American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Kansas City Ballet, Michael has earned international renown for his expertise in arts management. Through the DeVos Institute and the Kennedy Center, he has advised performing arts organizations around the world, working with arts leaders in nearly 70 countries.

In 2001, Michael founded the Institute to provide advanced training for young arts administrators and has developed a series of programs to help train others in the field. He created a Capacity Building Program for Culturally Specific Arts Organizations, which offers mentoring services to the leaders of African American, Latino, Asian American and Native American arts groups from across the United States. A similar program was instituted for over 280 arts organizations in New York City. In February 2009, he created Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative, a program to provide free arts management consulting to non-profit performing arts organizations around the United States. He embarked on a 50-state tour for the program, bringing his expertise to every state in the Union along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.

His books include Curtains: The Future of the Arts (2015), The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations (2013), Leading Roles: 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should Ask (2010), and The Art of the Turnaround (2008).

Mr. Kaiser directs the DeVos Institute at the University of Maryland overseeing training and consulting programs in the United States and around the world.

To reserve your spot for the workshop: click here.

Thanks to the DC Arts and Education Collaborative, Dance Metro DC and Emerging Arts Leaders DC for their partnership in this event.

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