State of the Arts Ecosystem

On May 16, 2013, at Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, New York City, ELNYA (Emerging Leaders of New York Arts), a program of Arts & Business Council of New York, in collaboration with World Policy Institute, organized a panel titled State of the Arts Ecosystem.

The panel was convened to discuss funding policy for the arts. The panelists were:

Caron Atlas, Director, Arts & Democracy Project;
Jamie Bennett, Chief of Staff and Director of Public Affairs at the National Endowment for the Arts;
Paul Nagle, Executive Director of CSI (Cultural Strategies Initiative);
Edwin Torres, Associate Director at The Rockefeller Foundation; and
Jacqueline Davis, moderator, Executive Director of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

ELNYA panel July 2013

ELNYA panel July 2013

Stephanie Dockery welcomed the attendees.

Alexis Ortiz introduced Jacqueline Davis.

Jacqueline Davis introduced the panel ...

... and moderated the panel discussion.

The evening ended with a Q&A session.

Audience for ELNYA panel

Audience for ELNYA panel

For further information about the participating organizations, click on the links:

Arts & Business Council of New York
World Policy Institute

This program was made possible in part with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; from City Council speaker Christine Quinn; and from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

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