Center for Arts Leadership
University of Houston
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
402 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3000
Artists and artist-centered organizations have shaped contemporary attitudes, initiated bold ventures and changed prevailing thought. In Houston, with its culture of entrepreneurship and its vibrant arts community, numerous examples exist of how artists and arts organizations have taken leadership roles in communities. By raising awareness to needs, redefining the discourse and inspiring new public and private initiatives, effective arts leadership can have impact far beyond the economic.
Save the Date
Leadership in the Arts Summit sponsored by the Houston Endowment will be April 4 & 5, 2014. As every January brings a collective exercise in forward thinking, how can the local arts community find a way to thrive in the latter half of the 21st Century? This convening invites the public, arts professionals, artists, students and faculty to discuss factors influencing the current state of the arts and how to define a 21st century arts community.
Profiles in Leadership
The latest edition of Profiles in Leadership features Dance Source Houston Executive Director Stephanie Todd Wong. Read more about Ms. Wong's journey from dancer and choreographer to leading Houston's dance service organization. A printed excerpt is available in this month's Arts & Culture Texas Magazine.