Lecture: Maria Rosario Jackson, Chair, National Endowment for the Arts

6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2023
8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
BU School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave
Law Auditorium
Contact Organization:
Metropolitan College Arts Administration Program
Contact Name:
Douglas DeNatale
Contact Phone:
Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson
The Metropolitan College Arts Administration Program in partnership with the College of Fine Arts and the BU Arts Initiative, presents the second annual Daniel Ranalli Lecture in Arts Administration, delivered by Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson. Dr. Jackson is the 13th Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the first African American and Mexican American woman to lead the nation’s federal arts agency. Dr. Jackson has a long career in strategic planning, policy research and evaluation with philanthropy, government, and nonprofit organizations. She has served as an advisor on philanthropic programs and investments at national, regional, and local foundations, including the Urban Institute, the Kresge Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Association of Arts Administration Educators. She was previously appointed to the National Council on the Arts by President Barack Obama. She will speak on the role of the arts manager in today’s arts environment. Reception to follow.