CAMBRIDGE — A series of free discussions about the state of the arts in 2022 will take place via Webinair on four Wednesdays, starting Jan. 26.
The discussions include issues of equity, programming, audience engagement, funding, and working as independent artists, and are facilitated by David Andrew Snider. Snider is a lecturer in the arts administration program at Skidmore College, executive & artistic director of Hubbard Hall, and author of the new professional playbook Managing Arts Organizations.
The talks feature arts leaders from a variety of arts disciplines throughout the United States, including Donna Walker-Kuhne, Walker International Communications Group, Inc.; Patrick Torres, Raleigh Little Theatre; Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Rep; Karen Zacarías, playwright; Mei Ann Teo, Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Melissa Crespo, Syracuse Stage; Nancy Yao Maasbach, Museum of Chinese in America; Lisa Richards Toney, Association of Performing Arts Professionals; Ben Cameron, The Jerome Foundation; Sarah Craig, Caffé Lena; Robert Barry Fleming, Actors Theatre of Louisville; C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika!; Anna Glass, Dance Theatre of Harlem.
The discussion take place 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 26, February 16, March 23, and April 6, and are free. Closed Captioning and ASL Interpretation will be provided. Sponsored by the Arts Administration Program of Skidmore College and the Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education.
For information about specific themes and to register for the free events, see: www.hubbardhall.org.