Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a volunteer-led membership organization that provides professional development, networking, and resources relevant to emerging arts professionals in the National Capital Region. Monthly events offer access to local peers and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn more about our region's robust arts community and strengthen the local arts sector.

Bring your voice to EALDC - join the EALDC Steering Committee today! 


Like the rest of the world, Emerging Arts Leaders DC is entering a new phase. And we want you to be a part of our change!

We're looking for new members to join the EALDC Steering Committee. This group of dedicated volunteers help guide programming and events, communicate with members, and connect with emerging arts leaders networks across the country.

This is a volunteer position and members serve two-year terms. Each year, Steering Committee members are expected to:

  • Attend monthly Steering Committee meetings (in-person or virtual);
  • Assist with EALDC events, including planning, managing and/or attending events (whenever possible);
  • Advance EALDC to personal and professional networks; and
  • Be an ambassador for the arts community and serve as a resource for members. 
Submit your application at the link below by Friday, August 6 by 11:59pm EDT. Anyone working in or interested in all creative fields--including artists, performers, arts administrators, designers, creative workers, and other areas--are encouraged to apply.

Application link: https://forms.gle/z4ZJ4dfoSXGCF7bk9 

Questions? Email us at emergingartsleaders@gmail.com

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Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a part of the national Emerging Leaders Network, developed by Americans for the Arts, and is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas.
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