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You’re Invited! SAA Fall Kick-off 8/28, 6-8pm
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You’re Invited! SAA Fall Kick-off 8/28, 6-8pm

Join SAA for “Creative Coalitions: A Roundtable on Arts Leadership and Advocacy” to kick-off the fall semester! Featuring special guest Jamie Bennett, Executive Director of ArtPlace America, we will be diving into burning issues facing arts advocates today. Food and refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Please RSVP on Eventbrite. Questions? Email … Continue reading

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Arts Advocacy issues in the News, 4/6-4/19

Here’s a dose of news on the arts & politics landscape from the past two weeks:  Brandeis University to withdraws plan to give activist and writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree Al Jazeera America: “…though some of the film’s featured activists may be ‘well-intentioned,’ the documentary equates violence against women with Islam.”NYT Letters to the Editor: “How ironic … Continue reading

Takeaways from AAD14: on Cultural Exchange
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Takeaways from AAD14: on Cultural Exchange

Takeaways from AAD14 on Cultural Exchange: In the same week that Michelle Obama was visiting China advocating the importance of people to people exchanges, the Columbia ARAD delegation learned about how transactional policy initiatives can have a significant impact on the cultural exchange between the US and other countries. Two polices that Americans for the … Continue reading

Introducing SAA 2014
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Introducing SAA 2014

SAA is excited to announce that we are back for 2014! Students of Arts Administration Program, Columbia University have reinstated SAA with new members ready to work – to educate, empower, and mobilize students to influence the arts and culture sector. UPCOMING EVENTS: Arts Advocacy Day 2014 March 24-25, Washington D.C. Hosted by Americans for … Continue reading

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Support for the Arts from Politicians, Philosophers, and Businessmen.

Arts Education Essential to Complete Education for the Whole Child “We need people who think with the creative side of their brains—people who have played in a band, who have painted…it enhances symbiotic thinking capabilities, not always thinking in the same paradigm, learning how to kick-start a new idea, or how to get a job … Continue reading