Posts by Giles Li

Carla Mirabal Rodriguez

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Giles Li joined Barr in 2020 as senior program officer for Arts & Creativity, with a particular focus on implementing two strategies within the portfolio: advancing the field’s capacity to adapt, take risks, and engage changing communities in new ways; and fostering opportunities to connect the arts to other disciplines and sectors.

A Commitment to BIPOC Arts and Communities

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

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Giles Li

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity

Powering Cultural Futures connects and serves 15 community-rooted arts organizations. This multiyear initiative results from a collaboration between Barr, the Ford Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.

October 20, 2021 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Seven Questions with Barr's Senior Program Officer for Arts & Creativity

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Giles Li

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity

Giles Li, our Senior Program Officer for Arts & Creativity, discusses his priorities at Barr, the transition from grantee to grantmaker, and the challenges facing the arts sector throughout COVID-19.

February 04, 2021 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Against the Tides of Change, Arts and Culture as “Placekeeping” Force

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Giles Li

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity

New arts and cultural center preserves links to a community’s culturally rich past, and brings hope of an enduring place in its future.

June 09, 2017 | Category: Arts & Creativity