Learning and Legacy at the Fund for Folk Culture: An Interview with Betsy Peterson

March 2010
Amy Kitchener
Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 21, No 1 (Spring 2010)

n 2009 the Fund for Folk Culture, a national intermediary serving the field of folk and traditional arts, suspended operations after eighteen years. GIA asked Amy Kitchener, executive director of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, to interview Betsy Peterson, former executive director of the Fund for Folk Culture (FFC), about what led to this decision and to share some of the important experience the Fund gained during its years of operation.