Thrive Arts Conference Downloads

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Here you’ll find downloadable PDFs of the materials presented at the conference’s breakout and plenary sessions. These materials are intended for use only by conference attendees.

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Conference Downloads

Attendee List:

Program Book:


Aaron Dworkin, Dean, School of Music Theatre & Dance. July 28,Dean Maverick: Addressing the Relevance of the Arts in the 21st Century
Aaron Dworkin
(Founder of The Sphinx Organization and Dean of University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance)


Hill-MossResearch into Action: The Changing Behaviors of Cultural Audiences
Hil Moss (Senior Strategist, LaPlaca Cohen)


DonnaWalkerKuhne300dpi_1Growing Cultural Participation: Engaging Diverse Audiences – Tactics, Challenges, Success
Donna Walker-Kuhne (Vice President, Community Engagement, New Jersey Performing Arts Center)


The Next Generation of Philanthropy
Moderator: Theresa Jacks (Deputy Director, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers)

Panelist Bios
Recommended resource: The Social Profit Handbook by David Grant

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Millennials and Gen X-ers… Waiting in the Wings
Patricia Kiernan Johnson (Director of Marketing & Communications, Opera America), Dana Weber (Director of Client Engagement, Seer Interactive)


CWilliams-headshotPlugging In
Christopher Williams (Vice President, Capacity Interactive)

Recommend resource: Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

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Moderators: Robert Carr (Director of Programs & Services, NJ Theatre Alliance), Donald Ehman (Access Coordinator, NJ State Council on the Arts)

Panelist Bios

VBarbella_IMGDrawing Conclusions – The Art of Thinking Forward
Victor Barbella (Principal, Proscenium – Consulting, Coaching, Facilitation)

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