Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a volunteer-led initiative that provides professional development, networking, and information relevant to emerging arts professionals in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Our monthly events offer arts leaders opportunities to learn, create, and connect with one another to strengthen the arts community. While EALDC programs are specifically designed for the emerging professional demographic, we welcome the participation of all ages and experience levels.


EALDC cultivates and empowers the next generation of dynamic arts leaders through professional development and networking opportunities in the Washington, DC area.  


EALDC envisions a thriving creative community where emerging leaders are essential to the enrichment and sustainability of the arts.


Creativity - artistry, innovation, exploration
Curiosity - mentorship, knowledge, training
Community - unity, diversity, inclusion

Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a part of the national Emerging Leaders Network, developed by Americans for the Arts, and is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas.
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