How do you take a panel discussion rich with complex conversations and distill those insights into a blog post? The same way you build a strong community around your organization’s mission—you look for the common threads.
Building Support from the Roots featured three panelists: Raymond Fraser of Mohegan Holding Company and Tree Sleeve, Aleta Staton of New World Arts Northeast Inc. and New Haven Commission of Arts, and Onyeka Obiocha of Beakfast.Lunch.Dinner. moderated by Josh Borenstein, Managing Director of the Long Wharf Theatre.
Two clear themes emerged from the hour-long discussion, which was designed to address the ways arts organizations can grow their grassroots support: engaging audience to inform programs, and creating meaningful organizational partnerships.Continue reading →