To build a community of professionally competent emerging artists and arts-managers.
Who Are We?
Dunamis is run by millennial artists-of-color with formal training in arts-management, music business, sociology and education. Throughout their perspectives as artists, arts-managers and educators, they are committed to sharing, enhancing, and cultivating stories and artists that celebrate agency, identity, and culture.
What Drives Us:
How do we train and empower professionally competent emerging artists?
How do we build diverse audiences and develop patrons of the arts?
How do we construct a pipeline of diverse, visionary arts-managers?
How can we increase Boston’s relevance as a cultural hub that both attracts and retains talented artists?
Theory of Change:
If we educate, support, and bring life to the work of artists and arts-mangers at the earliest stages of their careers, then we can create a community of diverse, professionally competent, local arts-leaders.
Provide professional development training for emerging artists.
Support Emerging Artists by helping to produce their work.
Provide arts-management training for emerging arts-managers.
Create a community of emerging artists across the city.
Advocate for community of emerging artists.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I learned so much more than I thought I would. It was exactly what I needed to improve my voice and my art."
— Workshop Review, '18