Plenary: Arts and Philanthropy in the 21st Century

Moderator: Dennis Collins, President and CEO, The James Irvine Foundation
Panelists: Caroline Avery, President, The Durfee Foundation; Archibald Gillies, President and CEO, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Anna Faith Jones, President and CEO, The Boston Foundation

Four diverse foundation leaders discussed the role of the arts as they considered the broader philanthropic landscape. What are some of the major trends and forces that are driving the future work of their foundations? Which arts funding strategies seem the most promising? And what can be done to better connect the work of artists and arts organizations to communities and the public at-large?


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