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2017 Archive

Arts Consulting Group Finds New CEO for Cape Arts & Entertainment

October 19, 2017

Hunt Scanlon Media: “Arts Consulting Group (ACG) placed Jonathan Kaledin as President and CEO of Cape Arts & Entertainment (CA&E). ACG President Bruce D. Thibodeau led the search.”


Butkas Chosen by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

September 19, 2017

Lowell Sun: “MRT engaged Arts Consulting Group out of Boston to conduct the candidate search for the position, according to the release.”


Arts Consulting Group Seeking New CEO for Cape Arts & Entertainment

September 18, 2017

Hunt Scanlon Media: “Arts Consulting Group (ACG) was recently tapped by Cape Arts & Entertainment (CA&E) to recruit its new president and CEO. ACG President Bruce D. Thibodeau is leading the search.”


DataArts President and CEO Tuttle to Step Down; Arts Consulting Group Leads National Search

June 29, 2017

Data Arts: “In anticipation of Tuttle’s planned departure, DataArts’ Board of Directors began in early 2017 the process of choosing a firm to conduct the national search for her successor, engaging the Arts Consulting Group for that assignment. The search process is being led by Founding Board Chair Glen S. Howard.”


City of Hillsboro Asks for Feedback on Cultural Arts Plan

June 6, 2017

The Oregonian: “The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department seeks the public’s ideas for making Hillsboro a more creative and welcoming community. The City takes pride in the growing diversity of arts and cultural activities and events presented in Hillsboro and is currently working with Arts Consulting Group (ACG) to create a Community Cultural Arts Plan.”


ArtsKC Announces Dana Knapp as New President and CEO

May 23, 2017

Broadway World: “Today, Brad Douglas, chairman of the ArtsKC Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Knapp as the new President & CEO of ArtsKC. She has been serving as Interim President & CEO since January 1, 2017. She begins her new role immediately. The selection was made after a national search and selection process led by the Arts Consulting Group.”


Arts Consulting Group Finds New Leader for Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras

May 12, 2017

Hunt Scanlon Media: “Celebrating its 70th anniversary this season, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO) has appointed Susan Lape as executive director, following an executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group (ACG). She succeeds former executive director Joshua Simonds.”


The Willits Arts Campus Gets Support from Council

May 10, 2017

Aspen Daily News: “In September, the Basalt Town Council passed Resolution 41, outlining a final process to arrive at a lease on the arts parcel. This process included an independent feasibility study to assess the project’s viability. This study, conducted by the Arts Consulting Group, and presented Tuesday night to the council, validated the plan for the arts campus and recommended moving ahead with a lease with the town.”


Grand Performances Announces New Executive Director

May 10, 2017

EIN Newsdesk: “The Grand Performances (GP) Board of Directors conducted an extensive nationwide search and Ms. Riddle was selected in an executive search process guided by Arts Consulting Group, based in Hollywood, California and offices around the U.S. as well as Canada.”


D’Ambrosio Appointed President of Munson-Williams-Proctor

May 5, 2017

Utica Observer-Dispatch: “F.X. Matt III, chairman of the search committee, said the Institute, assisted by the search firm Arts Consulting Group, conducted a nationwide search for the new President.”


Children’s Chorus of San Antonio Names New Artistic Directo

April 18, 2017

San Antonio Express-News: “The search committee that selected him – which included a parent, music educators from public schools and universities, and representatives of other of arts organizations – worked with the national firm Arts Consulting Group to find potential hires. The committee considered ‘dozens’ of people from all over the country over the years, Schelleng said, a list that was eventually winnowed down to three finalists.”


Yakima Valley Museum Sharpens Its Focus as It Looks to the Future

March 23, 2017

Yakima Herald: “Los Angeles-based firm Arts Consulting Group is in the midst of a nationwide search for Baule’s permanent replacement. The firm will reach out to its network of museum professionals and post the job to targeted industry websites.”


Spotlighters Theatre Calls Off Plan to Relocate

March 8, 2017

The Baltimore Sun:”A feasibility study by the Arts Consulting Group in Washington determined that we do not have a large enough public footprint to undertake such an expensive project. That building can’t be used until you spend several million dollars on it.”


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park to Build New Theater

February 16, 2017

Cincinnati Courier: “[Cincinnati] Playhouse hired Rachel Kirley as its capital campaign director who will be focusing 100 percent on the capital campaign. In addition, Playhouse retained the national firm Arts Consulting Group as campaign counsel to work with Kirley and help guide this effort.”


Chicago Opera Theater’s Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek to Step Down in September

February 4, 2017

Broadway World (Chicago): “COT has also just completed a new Strategic Plan for the next three years, facilitated by Arts Consulting Group, which will inform the next phase of the company’s activities.”


Spiridigloizzi to Retire as President of Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

January 20, 2017

Observer Dispatch (Utica): “The search committee for Spiridigloizzi’s successor will be led by Board Chair Emeritus F.X. Matt III and assisted by Arts Consulting Group, an arts executive search firm with extensive experience recruiting leaders for organizations like MWPAI.”


Basalt Commissions Study to Determine If Willits Art Center is Feasible

January 14, 2017

The Aspen Times: “A memo to the Town Council from its financial advisor, Bruce Kimmell of a company called Ehlers, said Arts Consulting Group will evaluate The Arts Campus at Willits’ developed business plan and financial projections and identify concerns or areas that require additional information.”


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