10 Great Reasons to Attend the LEAD® Conference

Thinking about attending the annual Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) Conference? Here are the top 10 reasons why it’s a smart choice for professional development for arts administrators of every level.   Access to ideas. Tap into the collective “brain trust” of arts administrators from museums, theaters, parks, zoos, libraries, and other cultural venues. … Continue reading 10 Great Reasons to Attend the LEAD® Conference

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JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy at the Kennedy Center

During the week of May 22-29, 2017, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, in celebration of JFK's 100th birthday. Below are pieces of art selected from the VSA Permanent Collection, which illustrate the five enduring ideals embodied by JFK: COURAGE, FREEDOM, JUSTICE, SERVICE, and GRATITUDE. We welcome … Continue reading JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy at the Kennedy Center

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities Around the World

Governments, United Nations agencies, and other institutions have been commemorating International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) annually on December 3 for over 20 years to promote awareness and mobilize support for issues related to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. Members of the VSA Network are celebrating IDPD all over the world; … Continue reading Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities Around the World

Five Ways You Can Participate in the 25/40 Celebration

The Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian Institution are hosting a huge celebration of arts, culture, and history this month, and we want you to be a part of the excitement! Whether you can join us in person or virtually, there are plenty of ways to participate in 25/40. Attend a Millennium Stage performance. From popular … Continue reading Five Ways You Can Participate in the 25/40 Celebration

Your Guide to the 25/40 Celebration Website

The 25/40 Celebration website has launched! Here's your key to understanding the 25/40 Celebration website, which will have everything you need to know related to the festivities. 25/40 celebrates two monumental anniversaries: The 25th Anniversary of the signing of the American's with Disabilities Act in 1990—an enormous step forward for civil rights and equal opportunity for … Continue reading Your Guide to the 25/40 Celebration Website

5 Reasons Your Boss Should Let You Attend Intersections

The 2014 VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference is right around the corner, taking place July 23-25, 2014 in Alexandria, VA! We know how hard it can be to convince your boss that s/he should send you to a conference, so we thought we'd help out. Check out our five entertaining reasons your boss should … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Boss Should Let You Attend Intersections