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

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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