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Leadership Arts is an innovative nine-month leadership training program that prepares people to serve on nonprofit Boards of Directors and increase their civic engagement in the arts.

Meet the Leadership Arts 2016-2017 cohort

Full Schedule of Sessions and Happy Hours

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“CBCA Leadership Arts awakened my soul with an electricity that jump started my expressive side again.  It not only gave me a new and positive perspective about the Denver area community but offered me ample opportunities to give back.” – Carleen Church RN CCM, Pinnacol Assurance (Leadership Arts 2016)

WHY LEADERSHIP ARTS?
Leadership Arts educates, inspires and equips you to be an effective community leader and arts advocate.  It is the only program of its kind in the region focused on arts & culture. This is your opportunity to have an impact and make our cultural community even stronger!

WHEN IS LEADERSHIP ARTS?
Sessions are once a month from September, 2016 through May, 2017 for half a day. Each session is followed by a happy hour to continue the conversation. Participants are expected to attend all nine sessions.

WHERE IS LEADERSHIP ARTS?
Each session is hosted at a different cultural venue, from a ceramics classroom or art gallery to a theater or dance studio.

WHO IS LEADERSHIP ARTS?
The cohort has up to 55 qualified participants with diverse personal and professional backgrounds. Expert speakers present on topics such as: strategic planning, advocacy, governance, fundraising, legal issues and current topics in the arts.

Participation automatically enrolls you in the Leadership Arts Alumni Network (LAAN), which hosts regular social gatherings, networking with like-minded leaders and ongoing board education.

HOW MUCH IS LEADERSHIP ARTS TUITION?

  • CBCA Members and their employees: $1,100 per person
  • 3+ employees of a CBCA Member company: $900 per person
  • Non-Members*: $1,500 per person

*Applications are now closed for 2016-2017

Questions? Contact Meredith Badler at (720) 428-6720 or mbadler@cbca.org

“Leadership Arts was one of the most valuable professional development programs I’ve ever been involved in. Every session was engaging, informative and thought-provoking, and connected me to Colorado’s cultural organizations in a very meaningful way. The class has been important to me personally and professionally. I’m so excited about new ways to contribute to my community!” – Erica Stull, corporate communications executive and Stories on Stage board member (Leadership Arts 2015)

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Thank you to our 2016-2017 Leadership Arts Sponsors:

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