The nonprofit arts-advocacy corporation Embracing Arlington Arts (EAA) is extensively recognised in the theater local community for its weekly “Embracing Arlington Arts Talks” podcasts that includes artists, actors, theater leaders, arts dignitaries, gallery directors, dancers, musicians, and additional. Now the organization has released its 2021 Yearly Report of Successes.
“Last 12 months continued to be very tough for our arts companies because of to the COVID pandemic,” claimed Janet Kopenhaver, EAA president. “Our get the job done was totally targeted on helping these organizations, arts specialists, and artists reopen and get well from the devastation introduced by the 2020 shutdown.”
Amid some of the highlights of the organization’s do the job was the start of its 3rd educational podcast collection focusing on the overall health benefits of the arts, the release of a “Health Gains of the Arts” databases library of 100 accredited research on these rewards on different inhabitants sectors, ongoing airing of weekly podcasts showcasing artists and arts gurus chatting about their openings or other situations, and hosting “A Variety Chat with Michael Bobbitt.” The organization also achieved 10,000 downloads of podcast episodes, doubled the range of website visitors to its site, elevated its electronic mail listserv by a third, and topped more than 1,000 followers on Fb.
“While 2021 was targeted on the existing-day detrimental ramifications of the pandemic, we are on the lookout ahead in 2022 and concentrating our endeavours on a long run Performing Arts Center in Arlington,” Kopenhaver added. The corporation is at present drafting a enterprise prepare and engaged in talks with developers, investors, Arlington County leaders, opportunity artwork organization associates, and the neighborhood at huge about the challenge. More information and facts can be observed in this article.
Embracing Arlington Arts is a nonprofit group whose mission is to advance the vibrancy and health of arts and lifestyle in Arlington as a result of advocacy and consciousness plans, outreach initiatives, and projects that enhance equitable entry to the arts and cultural natural environment. Interested supporters are inspired to “follow” and “like” us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. For far more data, get hold of Janet Kopenhaver at [email protected]