Conference Schedule

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 at 4:30 p.m. at the Gendron Franco Center. The conference will start with an opening reception that includes delicious local Franco and African cuisine, as well as live music and speaker Crystal Williams who will deliver a talk entitled "Practical Approaches to Creating Impact: Getting to Cultural Equity".

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, registration opens at 7:00 a.m. with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The day will offer an Idea Lab, featuring 5 innovative Maine artists, 20 workshop sessions, performing arts presentations, insightful keynotes and catered meals from Forage Market, and DaVinci's Restaurant.

--- October 6 and 7 ---

Gendron Franco Center

and the Bates Mill Complex

  

Download a PDF of the preliminary schedule

 

Thursday October 6, 2016

 

 

Bates Mill Atrium

Franco Center

Auburn Public Library

 

9am to 12pm

 

 

Cultural Equity Meeting

 

11am to 4pm

Artful Practice/ Practice Artful Teaching

 

Craft Apprenticeship Gathering

 

 

 

1pm to 4pm

 

4pm to 5pm

 

MICA Opening Reception

 

5pm to 7pm

MICA Keynote

 

7pm to late

 

Local cultural offerings including: Downtown Lewiston Gallery Crawl,

showcases at The Community Little Theater in Auburn, and more.

 

 

Friday October 7, 2016  (All locations within the Bates Mill)

 

Main Hall

Atrium 1

Atrium 2

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

7am

 

Registration

 

 

Breakfast

8am

 

9am

 

 

Investing 1

Using Data

Visibility 1

Audiences 1

Arts Ed 1

Malawi

Tourism 1

ME Resources

Capacity 1

Boards

10am

 

Coffee

 

11am

 

Investing 2

Planning

Visibility 2

Audiences 2

Arts Ed 2

STEAM

Tour 2

Market Segment

Capacity 2

Working Artist

 

Noon

Lunch

 

 

1pm

Keynote

 

2pm

 

Investing 3

Funding

Visibility 3

Arts Industries

Arts Ed 3

Creative Aging

Tourism 3

Partnerships

Capacity 3

Nonprofit Life

 

3pm

Coffee

 

 

 

Investing 4

Bicentennial

Visibility 4

Social Media

Arts Ed 4

Creativity

Tourism 4

Case Studies

Capacity 4

Artist Tools

4pm

 

Closing

 

 

Leveraging Investment

Sessions about the economic impact of the arts

Cultural Visibility

Sessions about marketing and arts awareness

Arts Education

Sessions about arts learning across generations

Cultural Tourism

Sessions about arts, leisure activity, and disposable income

Building Capacity

Sessions to help artists and organizations grow and develop

 

For more information contact 287-8647 or moc.straeniam@ofni 

 

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