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Jim Nelson

A former professional dancer, Jim Nelson moved into professional nonprofit administration in 2000, when he became Houston Ballet's general manager, before being named executive director of the company in February 2012.  A native of Portland, Oregon, Nelson received his professional dance training here at Houston Ballet Academy before joining the Cincinnati Ballet.  He returned to Houston to dance under artistic director Ben Stevenson for 6 years before leaving to join Ballet de Santiago in Chile.  After retiring from performance, Nelson received his BBA from the University of Houston.  He was selected to attend the Stanford university Graduate School of Business Executive program for Non Profit Leaders in 2005-06, and is a graduate of Leadership Houston Class XXVI.  

(Spring 2013)

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Registration is on going for fall courses, either online, by email, or by phone. We look forward to sharing the rest of this interesting and challenging fall with you.  

 

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Lois Stark: The Telling Image 
Houston Collects: Contemporary Cool in River Oaks

 

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Romantic Rarities with Brian Connelly
Wednesdays, October 18, November 1 and 15, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home, check with registrar for availability

 

Inside the Middle East
October 26, November 2, 9, and 16
The Station Museum of Contemporary Art
1502 Alabama at LaBranch

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Fall 2017 Study Tour

Newport: History Preserved
Thursday, October 26Monday, October 30, 2017
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Spring 2018 Study Tour 

Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
Tuesday, April 3Monday, April 9, 2018
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