First Leadership and Arts Policy Grants Awarded
The Leadership and Arts Policy grant is an award up to $4,000 that is sponsored by the Hart Leadership Program to support innovative public policy internships exploring leadership and arts policy.
Laura Mixter, a rising senior from Chevy Chase, MD, is a recipient of the Leadership and Arts Policy Grant which will help fund her public policy internship this summer. Laura will intern at the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, DC, where she will work in the development department. She hopes this experience will help her understand what it takes to finance a prestigious art gallery and help further her goals of becoming an effective leader in the arts community. Laura hopes to learn how policy both within and outside arts organizations affects the arts community and the public as a whole.
Julia Kraus, a rising senior from Hillsborough, NC, is a recipeint of the Leadership and Arts Policy Grant which will help fund her public policy internship this summer. Julia will intern at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT, where she will serve as the a company manger. Julia’s intership will allow her to learn, through hands-on experience, about the goals and day-to-day operations of a non-profit theater. The theater aims to engage the public in a meaningful way through philanthropic efforts. Julia believes her intership experience will prove to be valuable as she contemplates a career in theater administration and arts policy.