Power of Giving Arts Forum: Arts and the Millennial Generation

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 -
7:30am to 10:30am EST
Con Edison Headquarters
4 Irving Place NYC
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Widespread cuts to arts education over the past decade now mean we have an entire generation of young people with little exposure to the arts. Fewer members of the millennial generation go to the theater, concerts, dance performances, or operas. How can we, as funders and providers, encourage today’s 20-somethings to become the future audiences, donors, volunteers, and leaders that arts groups need to survive?

Join us for a discussion that will look at ways to engage millennial audiences and how we can address this challenge.

A Philanthropy New York Collaborative Program with Con Edison, co-sponsored by Second Stage Theatre.


Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Sheetal Prajapati, Associate Educator, Public Programs, Museum of Modern Art

Casey Reitz, Executive Director, Second Stage Theatre

Frances A. Resheske (Moderator), Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Con Edison

Steven Tartick, Senior Social Media Manager, SpotCo

Kyle Young, Vice President of Digital Strategy, SpotCo

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