The Case for the Arts

Most of the client work that I do for Alexander Haas is with cultural organizations. Recently, several board members of very well-established cultural organizations have made comments in board meetings that are, unfortunately, not uncommon: “But we aren’t feeding people.”  “We aren’t working on the cure for cancer.”  “How can we ask people to makeRead More The Case for the Arts

A Collector’s Eye-and Heart

By Sandra Kidd, Partner   Last year, the world of art and artists lost a friend when Herbert Vogel , noted collector of minimal and conceptual art, died at age 89 in New York City. For half a decade, Herbert Vogel and his wife Dorothy-or “Dorothy and Herb” as they liked to be known-steadily acquired a collectionRead More A Collector’s Eye-and Heart

Philanthropy Basics

By Jim Hackney,Managing Partner   As fundraising consultants, we are energized when our work with one organization offers insight into our work with other organizations. As I write this, I am days away from traveling to Greece where I will be an Arts Envoy for the U.S. State Department. I am honored to be aRead More Philanthropy Basics