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After Thoughts A speaker series featuring women at UW-Green Bay

Future of the Arts: Is the Green Bay Symphony the canary in the coal mine?

Graphic: Future of the Arts: Is the Green Bay Symphony the canary in the coal mine?

UW-Green Bay Professor Ellen Rosewall’s 30 years of arts industry experience provides unique insight into the arts, arts management and art appreciation in Northeast Wisconsin. Be inspired by Rosewall’s passion for the arts as she uses the recently announced closing of the Green Bay Symphony to discuss where the arts could be headed in the 21st century.

Video of Ellen's Talk

For the first time ever, we have recorded this After Thoughts event. For those of you who have missed Ellen Rosewall's wonderful talk you may see it here.

Follow-up Coverage

Read UW-Green Bay’s Rosewall to explore future of the arts in ‘After Thoughts’ talk Oct. 7 the Inside News press release promoting this event.

See Canary in the coal mine? ‘After Thoughts’ considers future of the arts for follow-up coverage and photos of the event.


Date: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Time: 5 p.m. hors d’oeuvres reception
5:45 p.m. program
Location: Weidner Center Grand Foyer
Cost: $14

For any questions or comments regarding After Thoughts, please contact Mary Rass at or (920) 465-2553.

Featured Speaker

Ellen Rosewall
Ellen Rosewall, UW-Green Bay Professor and Chair of Arts Management

Prof. Rosewall is known both locally and nationally as an arts management specialist and advocate for the arts. Rosewall began her career as a musician, taught music at MacPhail Center for the Arts in Minneapolis and had an active career as a freelance singer, actor and pianist in the Twin Cities before entering arts management full time in 1989. Since then she has held a number of high-profile leadership roles in the field of arts management and is in demand as a consultant, working with arts organizations in small and large communities on fundraising, strategic planning and audience development. Her textbook, Arts Management: Bringing Arts and Audiences Together in the 21st Century, was published by Oxford University Press in October 2013.

For more information visit Ellen Rosewall's faculty profile