April 23-29 is National Volunteer Week where organizations can recognize and thank volunteers for everything that offer. We're curious to hear your stories; take a moment to share something in the comment section and while you’re thinking about that, here are some volunteer oriented topics and resources. In the meantime, we have all sorts of volunteer topic oriented articles at ArtsHacker covering everything from special software you can use to help screen volunteers, hacks on improving organization skills, protecting yourself and your volunteers with the right kinds of waivers, and tools to help ... Read more
We apologize for the lull in posts; one of the realities of an all-volunteer crew of authors is we sometimes cycle into super-crazy-busy work periods at the same time. It doesn't happen often but it does happen. We'll get new articles up as soon as possible and in the meantime, thank you so much for your patience! In the meantime, if you've never seen Waiting For Guffman, you need to find time to rectify that ASAP.
The Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) is holding a content competition open to arts administration researchers, instructors, and practitioners. They’re looking for content that exemplifies, expounds upon, or aligns with The Wallace Foundation's Nine Effective Practices of Audience Building. If that sounds familiar, good. One winner will receive an $800 cash prize and one complimentary registration to their 2017 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland (so cool) where they will also have the opportunity to present and discuss their winning entry at the conference. Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges ... Read more