Video: Arts funding roundtable

February 11, 2009
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Got a little time? And some interest in the future of the arts in Indianapolis?

Sit back and watch IBJ's arts funding roundtable. Your thoughts, of course, are most welcome. 

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  • Lou - This is really interesting. Thanks for facilitating. Is this part of a series?
  • Not part of a series, exactly, but we hope to be doing more video in the future.

    Feedback and suggestions are most welcome.

    --Lou
  • Excellent discussion. Thanks.
  • Thank you for putting this discussion together. Could Frank Basile be any cuter? Seriously though, these dialogues are so important to have! I hope the IBJ will continue this concept...there is definitely an audience for it.
  • Interesting discussion, but more one-sided than I would have expected from an IBJ presentation. It was like one of the panelists said: We expected everyone at the table to say what they said. A moderated debate that could help arts organizations answer such questions as why they are as worthy of funding as sports organizations, why museums don't offer more popular exhibitions to drive larger numbers of visitors, why CEOs don't put their organizations' money and muscle behind arts organizations the way they do behind sports teams ... that kind of discussion would be more valuable. Maybe that's what you have in mind for the next one?
  • Whew.... Perhaps the IMA could start screening the Flinstones The Art Of Hanna Barbara. Or maybe they could just display a series old Colts Jerseys.

    Thanks for this Video Lou.... Awesome. Brian ran-a-home-run-basket-touch-down with his idea about location based surcharges.

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