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For the last 15 years, I’ve been working in the background on issues related to career development and the nonprofit arts sector workplace. I say it’s in the background because as a consultant in this field, it’s not a lucrative … Continue reading

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The other day I was putting finishing touches on material for a new web site.  I wanted to link to a YouTube video of two distinguished musicians (a violinist and pianist) performing at the White House.  Unfortunately, the video, provided … Continue reading

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In WolfBrown’s Intrinsic Impact program we often talk about measuring what matters. We use impact indicators to align our surveying to arts organizations’ missions and our clients have affirmed the value of research that reflects their goals. There’s a flip … Continue reading

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Season’s greetings from all of us at WolfBrown! Once again, we asked the WolfBrown team to reflect on a particularly memorable cultural experience from the last year to share with our readers. From experiencing the arts as a parent, to exhibits … Continue reading

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The concept of pay discrimination based on gender is often grounded in the principle of “equal pay for equal work.” It is a simple idea and easy to understand in the case of a man and a woman working side-by-side on … Continue reading

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When I was invited by the international youth music organization Jeunesses Musicales International to give a presentation on impact assessment at their annual YAMSession conference, I was delighted to find that besides the producers, presenters and educators I expected to … Continue reading

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My colleagues and I have been considering programming that invites drop-in visitors to experience performing arts without having purchased a ticket in advance. This line of thought was realized both personally and professionally when I had the opportunity to travel … Continue reading

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An earlier version of this piece was published as part of Americans for the Arts’ “Broadening and Diversifying the Leadership Pipeline” blog salon for National Arts in Education Week 2018. Mentor Perspective: Dennie Palmer Wolf I have half a century of work … Continue reading

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By now most people in the nonprofit sector may be aware of the recent set of changes for nonprofit financial reporting that were put in place by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). If you are not aware of these … Continue reading

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I was in a meeting recently with a client that runs STEM- and STEAM-based programs for middle- and high-school students. One of the purposes of these programs is to prepare students for the careers of the future, and therefore the … Continue reading

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