Unfettering Artists' Productivity and Impact

NALAC Leadership Institute

9:00 AM Jul 16 - 5:00 PM Jul 21, 2018

Topic: Leadership

Provider/Presenting Organization: National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures

Location: Other States/Regions


The NALAC Leadership Institute (NLI) is a week-long rigorous program in arts management and leadership development that delivers innovative and practical strategies that lead to successful business practices in the arts. The dynamic learning environment cultivates a familiar, inclusive cultural space that provides multiple generations of Latino artists, arts managers and cultural promoters the support, knowledge, and agency to confidently respond to and initiate solutions to complex cultural questions.


The goals of the Institute are to:

  • develop core capacities in the areas of arts management, networking, marketing, fund development;
  • deliver training via interactive group learning, consultations, and leadership simulations;
  • advance knowledge in the field of Latino artistic expressions, research and policy;
  • contextualize the frameworks that inform and affect Latino cultural production;
  • strengthen and expand the NALAC professional network;
  • promote awareness for planned organizational legacy and artistic/executive succession;
  • provide effective tools and research that optimize leadership competence; and,
  • prepare creative, strategic and nimble cultural leaders.


Applicants to the NLI are accepted from multiple generations of Latino artists, arts managers and cultural promoters in various stages of career development.  A group of 15-25 participants will be selected to attend the NLI in San Antonio, TX.