AMT Lab Chief Editor Katie Grennan recently sat down with Julie Burros to talk about all things technology and how it has made a difference in her robust career of making an impact the arts for major U.S cities, including Chicago and Boston.
Julie is the Chief of Arts and Culture for the city of Boston, a cabinet level position reporting directly to Mayor Martin J. Walsh. She oversees the office of Arts and Culture which houses the Boston Cultural Council and the Boston Art Commission. Formerly, Burros was the director of Cultural Planning at the city of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, where she directed the creation of the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan. Burros is also an adjunct researcher at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) School of Public Administration in Beijing China, and adjunct faculty at The Theater School at DePaul University in Chicago.