Emily Peck

Emily Peck is the Vice President of Private Sector Initiatives at Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. She is responsible for providing business and foundation leaders with the information, resources and strategies they need to better partner with and support the arts. She joined the staff of Americans for the Arts in 2008 as part of the merger with the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA).
Emily oversees programs that place an emphasis on building partnerships between the arts and business sectors including the pARTnership Movement, a new campaign from Americans for the Arts to provide businesses and arts organizations with the resources they need to make meaningful collaborations; the BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts; Business Volunteers for the Arts; and The BCA 10 Awards, which recognize businesses throughout the country that have made a commitment to supporting the arts in their communities.
She also oversees the BCA Executive Board, a group of key business leaders that provide insight and support for these programs on the national level and a network of Business Committee for the Arts, Arts & Business Councils, United Arts Funds and other local arts agencies who advance this work on the local level. Prior to joining the Business Committee for the Arts in 2006, she worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Emily graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in art history and has a master’s degree in visual arts administration from New York University.

Posts by Emily Peck

  • Bottom line: The arts could be your company’s greatest asset (02.18.14 )

    By Emily Peck, Vice President of Private Sector Initiatives, Americans for the Arts In light of the recent Giving Thoughts Q&A with Peter Singer, which suggested that “resources we put into museums and symphony orchestras could do more good if used to help the global poor,” I wanted to look at corporate funding trends for […]

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