June 21, 2016

Del Val: Calling All Modern-day Patrons of the Arts

If I say the name Michelangelo, just about everyone knows whom I am referencing. Perhaps you are conjuring up an […]
May 30, 2016

Send me an angel

TO: Metro Angel Investors FROM: The Arts Partnership (TAP) RE: Investing in an organization with a proven track record that […]
April 18, 2016

Del Val: Consider How You Can Serve Nonprofits, The Community

It’s spring and, for a lot of nonprofits, that means getting serious about attracting new board members for the upcoming […]
March 23, 2016

“Versus” Doesn’t Cut It When Talking Arts, Sports

I had an interesting exchange recently on social media. I had seen an absolutely incomparable clip of Mikhail Baryshnikov, at […]
February 29, 2016

Public and Private Funding Necessary For Local Arts To Be Effective

Last week, I had the opportunity to debate public funding for the arts with Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig at […]
January 25, 2016

Del Val: Raise Your Hand If You Don’t Hate Art

[sgmb id=”1″] Last week was an interesting week for me at The Arts Partnership. I received a text message early […]
December 29, 2015

Del Val: Highlights From The Metro Arts Scene 2015

I’m sorry to sound like a broken record at the end of every year, but again, in looking back over […]
December 6, 2015

Publicly Funded Art is Good for the Community–All of the Community

Public art is getting a lot of attention in the metro lately. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig recently wrote an opinion […]
November 23, 2015

Del Val: Small Business Saturday Is Meaningful For Artists And Shop Owners

We’re in it now, the full swing of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is just days away, and then the tidal […]
November 2, 2015

Del Val: Economic Disconnect With The Arts Stymies Growth Potential

I recently attended the North Dakota Governor’s Summit on Economic Growth. Gov. Jack Dalrymple touted many of the lists where […]