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Saturday, October 12 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Rural Arts

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Communication Breakdown: How Can the NEA Ensure They Reach Isolated Rural Populations?
Presenter: Elise Kieffer
This research presentation examines the specific needs of arts organizations serving isolated, rural populations in the Appalachian region and how those needs are often unmet by the NEA and the State Arts Agencies.


State-Level Arts Funding in Rural Counties: A Multi-Year Perspective
Presenter: Jerome Socolof
This research examines the uneven distribution of competitively-granted state arts agency funds across several years, highlighting persistent inequalities.


Capital, Capacity, and Creative Placemaking in Rural Communities
Presenters: B. Kathleen Gallagher & Matthew Ehlman
To deepen understanding of the needs of rural communities and the feasibility of creative placemaking in non-urban areas, this research paper asks: Do rural communities possess the capital necessary to successfully undertake creative placemaking projects? 

Speakers
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Rachel Shane

Chair, Department of Arts Administration, University of Kentucky
avatar for B. Kathleen Gallagher, Southern Methodist University, Assistant Professor

B. Kathleen Gallagher, Southern Methodist University, Assistant Professor

B. Kathleen Gallagher is an assistant professor in the division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University.  She teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in cultural policy and arts management.  Dr. Gallagher’s work advances understanding... Read More →
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Elise Kieffer

PhD Student & Adjunct Faculty, Florida State University
Elise Lael Kieffer is a doctoral student in Arts Administration at Florida State University. She holds a Masters in Public Administration and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Tennessee State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. After a successful... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2019 12:45pm - 2:00pm CDT
UNO Performing Arts Center, Room 317