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.

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

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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

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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

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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

Meet the Newest Member of Barr’s Arts Team

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A conversation with Jaime Cortez.

August 19, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

“How New Audiences Came Through our Doors”

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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: Sector Effectiveness