John W. Bateman
I’ll skip the pun, but I can’t help but look forward to 2018! Even though our fiscal year ends June 30, the start of a new calendar year offers a great point to assess and look ahead. Hopefully, 2018 will offer every creative and art-lover something to enjoy!
Here are a few things to note from the past 5 months and for things to come.
What’s new… administration:
Still in transition… administration:
What’s new… programs:
Programs.... More forthcoming:
Collaboration may become critical for all arts programs in the face of potential funding cuts and austerity at state and federal levels. SAAC is considering its own overlaps so we can strengthen programs and streamline our resources. We are also looking outside of SAAC: unidentified partnership opportunities may exist across organizations. As an umbrella organization with a mission to build and connect the community through art, SAAC is in a unique position to help identify those possibilities and connect potential partners who may benefit from sharing resources and publicity.
Keep the conversation going. Please feel free to comment below.
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