Posts by E. San San Wong

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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.

“How New Audiences Came Through our Doors”

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

The leaders of two Boston-based theaters share what they’ve learned from successful efforts to diversify audiences.

July 22, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Announcing a New Program Officer for the Arts

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Please join Barr in welcoming Jaime Cortez to our arts team.

June 18, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Profiles in Risk Taking: Stories From Three Arts and Culture Leaders

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

When economic times call for playing it safe, how can arts and cultural organizations remain as bold as their artists?

February 06, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Making Room for Artistic Risk-Taking and Innovation

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

How can arts organizations innovate while managing risk? Barr's senior program officer for Arts & Culture, San San Wong, reflects on an "electrifying panel" held earlier this fall at MIT's Media Lab—part of our Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative.

November 11, 2014 | Category: Arts & Creativity

New Webinar Offers 101 on Political Advocacy for Nonprofits

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

While the tax codes make it clear nonprofits can’t endorse or oppose specific candidates for office, or specific legislation, it turns out there is quite a lot they can and should do to advance their issues.

October 16, 2014 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

At Packed Public Hearing, Artists and Arts Lovers Envision a More Vibrant Boston

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

On a recent Saturday morning, Boston artists and arts lovers packed the Boston Public Library to share their hopes and dreams of a more vibrant arts and culture sector.

February 06, 2014 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Announces Awards to 15 Boston Arts Organizations That Support Young People

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

We are pleased to introduce a second cohort of Boston arts organizations to receive support from Barr and the Klarman Family Foundation under a new capacity-building grants program aimed at enhancing the artistic quality and long-term strength of organizations that support young people in achieving mastery in an art form.

October 24, 2012 | Category: Arts & Creativity