National Conference Videos

Highlights from past National Conferences, including keynote presentations and in-depth conversations with leaders from the field.


Jane Chu's 2015 National Conference Keynote

In her keynote presentation at CMA’s 2015 National Conference, Jane Chu shares research on the shifting nature of arts participation in the US, stressing the importance of communicating the relevancy—cultural, social, and economic—of the arts to our communities. READ MORE

Ken Fischer & Aaron Dworkin in Conversation

In this video, recorded at our 2017 National Conference, noted arts administrator and author Michael Kaiser shares his predictions for the future of the arts in the United States and offers strategies for facing the challenges ahead. READ MORE


2014 National Conference General Session

Four accomplished musicians and cultural entrepreneurs discuss their approaches to deepening audience engagement. Featuring: Jessie Montgomery, Gretchen Parlato, Bobby Sanabria, and Sebastian Ruth; and moderated by Richard Kessler. READ MORE



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