About Stephanie Hanson

Name: Stephanie, aka "Stephanie Hanson"

Web Site: http://www.AmericansForTheArts.org

Bio: Stephanie Evans officially joined the staff of Americans for the Arts in January 2009 to support the Local Arts Advancement department. In her current role, she helps to coordinate Field Services programs and services, including the annual convention, webinar series, and contracted services. She also works with the Emerging Leaders Council and Network and partners with Human Resources staff and supervisors to manage the Americans for the Arts intern program. Stephanie graduated from American University with an M.A. in arts management and wrote her thesis on the U.S. visa process and its effects on cultural exchange. Prior to joining Americans for the Arts, Stephanie was an entertainment producer for a local casting agency that provided entertainment for corporate and social events. She also holds a B.M. in music performance from Miami University of Ohio, and continues to perform occasionally and teach throughout the Washington, DC area. She regularly volunteers at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA, and participates in as much art and culture as she can!

Posts by Stephanie Hanson:

ARTSblog holds week-long Blog Salons, a series of posts by guest bloggers, that focus on an overarching theme within a core area of Americans for the Arts' work. Here are links to the most recent Salons:

Arts Education

Teaching Artists

Early Arts Education

Common Core Standards

Quality, Engagement & Partnerships

Emerging Leaders

Charting the Future of the Arts

Taking Communities to the Next Level

New Methods & Models

Public Art

Best Practices


Arts Marketing

Audience Engagement

Winning Audiences

Powered by Community

Animating Democracy

Arts & the Military

Scaling Up Programs & Projects

Social Impact & Evaluation

Humor & Social Change

Private Sector Initatives

Arts & Business Partnerships

Business Models in the Arts

Local Arts Agencies

Cultural Districts

Economic Development

Trends, Collaborations & Audiences

Art in Rural Communities

Alec Baldwin and Nigel Lythgoe talk about the state of the arts in America at Arts Advocacy Day 2012. The acclaimed actor and famed producer discuss arts education and what inspires them.