Category: Arts & Creativity

When Artists Are at the Intersection of Planning and Community

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

How a group of artists infused creativity, imagination, artistry and fun into a citywide planning process.

May 23, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

When Collective Action Works Wonders

Laura Perille, EdVestors

Laura Perille

Guest Author · President & CEO, EdVestors

Key lessons from a highly successful public-private partnership focused on expanding access to high-quality arts education in Boston.

May 12, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Why You Want an Artist on Your Team

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Artists are leveraging their unique talents to transform communities across the U.S.

May 02, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

New Directions for Barr’s Arts & Creativity Program

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Adapting boldly. Spanning sectors. Activating public support.

February 11, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Meet the Creatives Behind Boston Creates

Department of Play

Katarzyna Balug

Guest Author · Co-founder, Department of Play

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A conversation between the Barr Foundation’s San San Wong and Katarzyna Balug, co-founder of Department of Play, about the role of artists in Boston’s cultural planning.

February 04, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

An Update on Barr’s Global Program

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

Heiner Baumann shares grantee highlights from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Connecting All Students to Success In and Beyond High School

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Leah Hamilton discusses the growing national movement to rethink secondary education and its influence on the Education program’s strategic planning process.

December 10, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Striving for Transformation in our Energy Sector

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

As part of Barr’s strategic planning, Mariella Puerto shares the trends informing how our Clean Energy program can best accelerate climate action in the region.

November 16, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

“Makers” Unleashed

Jaime Cortez

Jaime Cortez

Guest Author · program officer

Jaime Cortez shares how the maker movement is informing Barr’s planning for its Arts program.

October 23, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Three Trends Shaping Barr’s Arts Strategy

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

San San Wong discusses three major trends Barr’s arts team is exploring in the context of strategic planning.

October 14, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity