2021 Webinar Series

GIA’s webinars are designed for both emerging and experienced grantmakers with information and discussions that inform their day-to-day practices. These programs are free to members and available at a minimal charge to nonmembers. Past webinars have addressed topics including arts education, evaluations, support for individual artists, racial equity in arts philanthropy, and research relevant to the arts grantmaking field.

Disability Justice in Arts and Culture Funding

Tuesday, November 30, 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST [PASSED]

  • Patricia Berne, co-founder, executive and artistic director, Sins Invalid
  • Alejandra Duque Cifuentes, executive director, Dance/NYC
  • Lane Harwell, program officer, Creativity and Free Expression, The Ford Foundation
  • Jerron Herman, dancer and writer
  • Eddie Torres, president & CEO, Grantmakers in the Arts

Surviving a Pandemic: From emergency response to best practice

Wednesday, July 28, 12:00pm EDT / 9:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Dr. Mary T. Basset, FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Tempestt Hazel, Art program officer, The Field Foundation
  • Eddie Torres, president & CEO, Grantmakers in the Arts
  • Gary Steuer, president & CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

Advancing Art & Advocacy: Abolition Opportunities in Juvenile Detention

Tuesday, April 27, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Helena Huang, director, Art for Justice Fund
  • Shaun Leonardo, American artist and performer
  • Margaret Morton, director, Creativity and Free Expression, Ford Foundation
  • Hernán Carvente Martinez, National Youth Partnership strategist, Youth First Initiative
  • Mark Strandquist, creative director, Performing Statistics
  • Risë Wilson, senior arts advisor, Art for Justice Fund

Native Arts and Culture: Resilience, reclamation, and relevance

Tuesday, March 30, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Lulani Arquette (Native Hawaiian), president and CEO, Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
  • Joy Harjo (Mvskoke Creek Nation), internationally renowned performer and writer
  • Shelly C. Lowe (Navajo), executive director, Harvard University Native American Program
  • Clifford Murphy, director, National Endowment for the Arts, Folk & Traditional Arts

GIA’s Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture

Tuesday, February 23, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST [PASSED]

  • Reina Mukai, data services manager, Global Projects & Partnerships, Candid.
  • Ryan Stubbs, senior director of research, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • Patricia Mullaney-Loss, research manager, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies