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Cancel Culture: Biting the Hand Feeding Arts Nonprofits?
If we're to subject arts philanthropists to sniff tests, let's be consistent about it.
Time for Arts Nonprofits to Prove They Inspire Change
If there's no positive impact you can measure, why hang your hat on the idea?
‘We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!’ (Or, ‘Don’t Pay Artists!’)
If you won't pay artists -- or respect HR laws on exempt and non-exempt employees -- maybe you don't deserve our donations.
Spurning the Sacklers’ Money Seems Easy Now, But…
Funny things can happen at arts organizations when an economy goes into a tailspin.
Can Economic Impact Make a Case for Arts Nonprofits?
Nonprofit arts is to commercial arts what food banks are to supermarkets. Or maybe not.
Two Cities Getting Arts and Culture Right: Kansas City
This red-state city in the heartland offers best practices and innovation in arts and culture.
Sackler, Altria, MacArthur: Ethical Quicksand in Big Philanthropy
Is our collective conscience bothered before we accept the gift or after the public outcry?
Athens Burns Bright: Cultural Industry Tour Set For 2019
US arts producers can now rediscover Greece -- post-crisis, and very much on the rise.
Fundraising for the Arts: What’s Broken, How We Fix It
Who is likely to make a significant impact? Let's give them a first-class experience.
Jeff Bezos $2B Pledge: Just Another Amazon Promotion?
Nonprofits already know there's nothing to Amazon Smile about.
Why Does Your Nonprofit Arts Group Insist on Producing Art?
This is my first post for The Clyde Fitch Report. To briefly introduce myself, for about 30 years I worked in the field of...
Space, the Final Frontier: Sokoloff Is On To Something Big
With 750,000 artists and audiences expected, she has the vision of a town. Call it "Town Stages."
New Met Admission Charges Are an Unfair Tax On Tourists
They will punish tourists -- including hundreds of thousands of Americans who already subsidize it.
Should Museums Decline Donations From Big Pharma?
In December, The New York Times published an article raising the question of whether or not museums should be more thorough in vetting donors. The...
How the CEO of Hanky Panky Became an Off-Broadway Producer
Is Lida Orzeck running for Most Interesting Woman in the World?
How Out-of-the-Way Arts Institutions Build Community
Crystal Bridges and Grace Farms, out-of-the-way museums focused on expanded community access to art.
New Frontier at Tippet Rise Art Center: Access for All
Spectacular Tippet Rise exemplifies the goal to increase access to art beyond cities.
Giving Assistant Gives “Conscious Capitalism” Good Karma
Easy philanthropy, amazing savings, conscious capitalism: Giving Assistant.
The Panama Papers, Philanthro-Capitalism and the Arts
Artists must not be made subservient to our oppressors by virtue of their money.
Philanthropy and Politics: The David H. Koch Story
Politics should have no place in philanthropy.