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Leah Hamilton

Arts Consultant
Frankfurt Am Main Area, Germany
Leah Hamilton is an independent arts consultant and an adjunct instructor for arts emergency management at the University of Kentucky. Before moving to consulting work in 2016, she served as Instructor and Director of Arts Administration at Drury University in Missouri, U.S.A.

Hamilton gained in-field cultural management experience as the Executive Director of the leading arts agency in Southwest Missouri, U.S.A., the Springfield Regional Arts Council. Under Hamilton’s leadership, the Council stabilized its funding and expanded its programming and facilities at The Creamery Arts Center.

Hamilton was awarded the Top Thesis Award and Academic Excellence Award from Drexel University, where she received her M.S. in 2016. She has since become a leading expert in the area of arts emergency management. Her research and teaching models have been presented at the International Conference on Social Theory, Politics, and the Arts (2016), the 26th ENCATC Congress (2018), and the Association of Arts Administration Educators Conference (2019, 2020).

In addition to her M.S. degree, Hamilton holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Music from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a Bachelor's in Music from the University of Kansas. Hamilton is a former Ambassadorial Scholar for the International Rotary Foundation, and a founding member of the professional chamber ensemble, Octarium.
Friday, May 31

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Saturday, June 1

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