Barry Hessenius, Former Director of the California Arts Council, hosted a virtual forum with some of our esteemed local arts agency leaders. Check out a highlight from each question, click through to read the whole forum on Barry's blog, and post your comments to participate!
By Shelley Trott, Director, Arts Strategy & Ventures, Kenneth Rainin Foundation
I’ve spent a good part of my life in the arts—as a dancer and choreographer, teacher, filmmaker, and now a funder with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. The Foundation invests in visionary artists and small to mid-size arts organizations in the Bay Area that push the boundaries of creative expression. So when we began seeing their work threatened by a volatile real estate market, we had to seek a solution.