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Cincy Emerging Arts Leaders

Cincy-EAL-revised-Logo-web.gifThe Cincy Emerging Arts Leaders is an extension of the Emerging Leaders Network of the Americans for the Arts and is administered by the Cincinnati Arts Association. It supports the professional development needs of arts professionals in the Greater Cincinnati area. The group first met in October 2006 as part of the Creative Conversations series that Americans for the Arts sponsors annually.

Upcoming Events:

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ArtsPulse: Lunch Chat

January 15, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm

Music Hall, Wilks Studio

Registration is Closed

The Cincy Emerging Arts Leaders is offering an opportunity to join arts executives in an informal discussion about the current and future state of the arts and how this impacts the role of arts administrators. Arts administration students, those new to the field, current entry and mid-level arts professionals, artists, and young professionals interested in the arts are encouraged to participate.


  • Cal Cullen, Wave Pool
  • Julie Montgomery, Linton Chamber Music
  • Buzz Ward, Playhouse in the Park


smART Summit

July 15, 2020
Music Hall, Corbett Tower

The Cincy Emerging Arts Leaders and ArtsWave are accepting session proposals for the smART Summit 2020, an one-day professional development conference designed for arts professionals in the Greater Cincinnati area. Its target audience is new to mid-level arts professionals, however anyone is welcomed to attend.


Connecting with Emerging Arts Leaders


Websites of Interest for Advocacy

Cincy Emerging Arts Leaders Advisory Committee

LeAnne Anklan, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
Jonathan Buening, ArtsWave
Jamie Muenzer, UC Alumni Relations (CCM & DAAP)
Devery North, UC-CCM Arts Admin Program
Kristi Reed, Grants Plus
Kathleen Riemenschneider, Cincinnati Arts Association, Chair
Jaclyn Stephens, Cincinnati Arts Association