On September 2, 2020, WESTAF launched its new and improved newsletter, WESTAF Now: Arts News and Notes from the West and Beyond.

Update Notes #61 | June 2010

By Advocacy, Convenings, CVSuite, Staff, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #61 | June 2010 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 61st in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Visit Our Exhibitor Table at the AFTA Conference in Baltimore Several WESTAF staff will attend the Americans for the Arts conference and the AFTA Public Art Preconference, June 23-June 26 in Baltimore. WESTAF program, technical, and research staff will be available to answer questions about current WESTAF projects and provide information about new WESTAF projects. If you or someone you know would like to schedule a time in advance to talk individually with a staff...
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Update Notes #60 | February 2010

By Articles, Convenings, CVSuite, News, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #60 | February 2010 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 60th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Announces Development of an iPhone App for ZAPPlication.org™ WESTAF's development team is currently at work on an iPhone application for ZAPPlication.org™. Among other features, the "app" will allow visitors to art events, such as art festivals, fairs, and shows, to more readily locate artists and types of artwork on event grounds, access the event schedule, link to the Web sites of the event's exhibiting artists, leave comments about the work of exhibiting artists,...
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Update Notes #59 | December 2009

By Convenings, SAAs, Staff, Tech, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #59 | December 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 59th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF-Region State Arts Agency Executive Directors and Arts Leaders Will Meet in Denver in December On December 15 and 16, 2009, WESTAF-region state arts agency executive directors, board chairs, and state arts advocacy leaders from the West will gather in Denver for a professional development session. Steven J. Tepper, associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, and assistant professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University, will lead a seminar addressing...
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Update Notes #58 | July 2009

By Convenings, GO, Technology, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #58 | July 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 58th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Location and Dates Selected for the 2009 WESTAF Symposium The next WESTAF symposium will convene at the Aspen Meadows Resort, home of the Aspen Institute, in Aspen, Colorado, from Thursday, October 15, through Saturday, October 17, 2009. Topics for this year's symposium include: developing a new generation of arguments in support of public arts funding; ways the arts field can adapt to the evolving arts preferences of the public; ways state arts agencies can...
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Update Notes #57 | February 2009

By Articles, Convenings, Events, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #57 | February 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 57th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Proceedings from Symposium and Conference Released WESTAF recently published the proceedings of Open Dialogue XI the biennial conference of the The Association of American Cultures (TAAC).  Convened in July, 2007, the conference included a WESTAF-sponsored symposium and the proceedings center on the symposium content. Titled Global Connections to Cultural Democracy the meeting brought together policy makers, academics, arts administrators, theorists, and artists to discuss global migration, cultural democracy, diversity, and the arts. Participants...
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