Community, history, and race come to the forefront in this story about the development and unveiling of a monument celebrating civil rights activist and community leader Maggie L. Walker in Richmond, Virginia. The monument, in the works for almost 20 years with efforts lead by community and political leaders is a true testament to the power of the arts bringing communities together.
The National Arts Marketing Project Conference is an annual meeting of arts marketers and other professionals who work to expand the reach and brands of their organizations. The Conference focuses on topics including: ROI, audience development, new technologies, and messaging. Learn more at http://www.artsmarketing.org
Each year, Arts Advocacy Day brings scores of grassroots advocates from across the country to Capitol Hill, to underscore the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.