Posts by E. San San Wong

San San Wong

E. San San Wong directs Barr’s Arts & Creativity portfolio. She currently serves on the Steering Committee for the City of Boston’s cultural planning process and on the board of Grantmakers in the Arts, a national leadership and service organization that supports the growth of arts and culture.

Creative Commonwealth

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

In partnership with five community foundations, Barr launches new $3 million initiative to strengthen arts and creativity across Massachusetts.

January 30, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Our Creative Sector is Big, Booming, and at Risk

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

This article was originally published in the Viewpoint section of the Boston Business Journal on September 27, 2017.

October 17, 2017 | Category: Arts & Creativity

A Neuroscientist Walks into a Museum…

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

How brain science is helping the Peabody Essex Museum transform its visitor experience.

March 30, 2017 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Six New England Artists Earn National Recognition

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.

December 22, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Creating Connection through Arts and Creativity

David Fraher Arts Midwest

David Fraher

Guest Author · President & CEO, Arts Midwest

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A national movement to build public support for the arts comes to Massachusetts.

June 06, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

When Artists Are at the Intersection of Planning and Community

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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

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

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