Arts, Culture, and Cross-Sector Collaboration: A Conversation with Kate Levin

Date: 

Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Cason Room (Taubman 102)
Join the Center for Public Leadership and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for a discussion with Kate Levin, Principal of Cultural Assets Management for Bloomberg Associates. With decades of experience collaborating across sectors, Levin will discuss her experiences invigorating urban landscapes through arts and culture promotion and development. From 2002-2013, Levin served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Managing the largest single arts funder in the U.S., she increased support for cultural organizations, and expanded creative sector participation in economic development, tourism, human service, and education initiatives.
 
This event will be moderated by David Margalit, Executive Program Director for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, housed in the HKS Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.

Lunch will be served.
 
 
Questions? Email cpl_events@hks.harvard.edu.
 
More about Kate Levin
 
Kate D. Levin is a Principal at Bloomberg Associates in Cultural Assets Management. Client cities include Athens, Bogota, London and Nashville. She also oversees the Bloomberg Philanthropies Arts program, supporting a range of organizations and activities in the United States and around the world. Recent initiatives focus on management training, public art, and digital technology. From 2002-2013, Levin served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Managing the largest single arts funder in the U.S., she increased support for cultural organizations, and expanded creative sector participation in economic development, tourism, human service, and education initiatives. The inaugural Fellow at the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University and a former professor of English at City College/CUNY, Levin also served in the administration of New York City Mayor Ed Koch.