Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a volunteer-led initiative that provides professional development, networking, and information relevant to emerging arts professionals in the National Capital Region. Monthly events are intended to offer regular peer networking and provide access to learning that in turn strengthens the local arts sector.

New Blog Post:

"Culture in the Arts Organization" by Eric Colton

The statement I hear most around the office is, “we don’t have an HR department.” While arts organizations struggle to keep budgets balanced, often roles are combined, moving human resources under the wing of an office manager or finance department.

While there is nothing inherently wrong with that, HR and culture is serious and it’s often overlooked. In order to have a stable organization,...


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