Moving On...

Posted by Tim Mikulski, May 03, 2013 7 comments

Tim Mikulski Tim Mikulski

This is my 149th ARTSblog post as a writer. It's also my last—at least as a staff member here at Americans for the Arts.

I have been with the organization for almost six years and started blogging four years ago (after becoming ARTSblog editor a little over two years ago).

In those two years, I have tried to write, recruit, or find at least one relevant post per day to publish on the site. Some weeks were easier than others, but it is pretty amazing to see the depth and breadth of the quality of the posts that I have had the pleasure of adding to the site.

And, of course, I can't help but think of the 20 Blog Salons I have worked on along with the fantastic program staff at the organization who work hard to find the bloggers, gather the posts, pictures, and profiles, and send them along to me for editing, formatting, and social media promotion.

While those weeks are some of the more stressful due to the work that it all entails, I think the fantastic collection of resources in the right side bar speaks for itself.

I'm leaving ARTSblog in the perfectly capable hands of our marketing and communications staff members, but I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for visiting our little corner of the web to read, comment, and share the amazing work of our bloggers.

Americans for the Arts represents a diverse group of interests—from arts administrators to marketing professionals to advocates to arts-education-supporting parents—and I hope that my work on the site has represented you at one point or another. If it hasn't, I hope you will consider adding your voice to the mix sometime soon.

Until next time...


7 responses for Moving On...


Mr. Greg Fiedler says
May 03, 2013 at 10:54 am


You will be missed. Good luck in all you do!


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May 03, 2013 at 10:58 am

Tim, you have been an amazing supporter of all the contributing bloggers. You empower us to find our voice, and to share our passion. While it doesn't require "permission" to blog - your invitation to participate on this forum, and the multiple RTs you do on the AFTA Twitter account mean so much to us.

I hope you are heading into a great next phase - and wish I could give you the appropriate bear hub send off. I guess a virtual hug will have to do. {OOOOOO---OOOOOOOO} . The OOOO represents the air I squeezed out of your lungs. ~Silagh

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Ms. Timarie Harrigan says
May 03, 2013 at 11:16 am

Thanks for lending your voice for so long. I'll certainly miss reading your posts!

Lots of love.

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May 03, 2013 at 11:26 am

Thanks to all three of you for the nice comments.

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May 12, 2013 at 9:27 pm

Thanks Sally & Angela!

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May 06, 2013 at 10:05 am

Tim, You will be sorely missed, by all of us who value the arts and arts education.

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Ms. Angela N. Harris says
May 07, 2013 at 3:17 pm

Thank you, Tim, for doing such a wonderful job with the ARTSBlog!

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