MICA Conference Schedule

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Breakouts are offered in five tracks. Follow one track or mix it up! Browse the workshop descriptions (links in the side menu) to help you decide. Most importantly, enjoy the day!

Thursday, September 27

7:30 AM          Registration Opens for Arts Education Pre-Conference
8:00 AM          Arts Education Pre-Conference: At the HEART of Arts Education 
11:30 AM         Registration Opens for Rural Arts Development Pre-Conference
12:00 PM         Lunch (available to Arts Education & Rural Arts Development Pre-Conference attendees)
12:30 PM         Welcome - Rural Arts Development Pre-Conference
4:00 PM          Opening Reception
5:00 PM          Keynote Speaker Maryo Gard Ewell

Friday, September 28

7:00 AM          Registration Opens
7:30 AM          Continental Breakfast
7:45 AM          Welcome (Hannaford Hall)
8:15 AM          Idea Lab / Pecha Kucha
9:15 AM          Coffee & Networking Break with pop-up performances
9:30 AM         Breakout 1
                            Leveraging Investment
                            The Development Plan – What it is and Why You Need One
                            Building Capacity
                            Artists as Entrepreneurs: What You Need to Know to Run Your Arts Business
                            Visibility of the Arts & Cultural Sector
                            Opportunity Everywhere – Part I
                            Arts Education & Lifelong Learning
                            Passing Traditions to the Next Generation: Traditional Artists and their Apprentices
                            Promoting Cultural Tourism
                            So Your Town Is Not a Cultural Destination
10:30 AM        Coffee & Networking Break with pop-up performances
11:00 AM        Breakout 2
                            Leveraging Investment
                            Corporate Sponsorships: How to Get and Keep Them – A Canadian Model
                            Building Capacity
                            Why Strategic Planning is More Important Today than Ever (and How!)
                            Visibility of the Arts & Cultural Sector
                            Opportunity Everywhere – Part II
                            Arts Education & Lifelong Learning
                            Teaching, Learning and Assessment in a VPA Classroom
                            Promoting Cultural Tourism
                            Developing Maine’s Cultural Brand
12:00 PM       Maine Arts Awards (Hannaford Hall)
1:15 PM          Lunch
2:15 PM          Breakout 3
                            Leveraging Investment
                            Five Steps to Healthier Working Capital
                            Building Capacity
                            The Role of the Arts in Communities in Crisis
                            Visibility of the Arts & Cultural Sector
                            Data + Stories Workshop
                            Arts Education & Lifelong Learning
                            When Teaching Artists and Arts Teachers Connect, Students Win!
                            Promoting Cultural Tourism
                            Activating Your Site for the New Cultural Tourist
3:15 PM          Coffee & Networking Break with pop-up performances
3:30 PM         Breakout 4
                            Leveraging Investment
                            Understanding Intellectual Property and Copyright
                            Building Capacity
                            Maker Spaces: New Business Models
                            Visibility of the Arts & Cultural Sector
                            Using Technology To Document & Promote Your Work
                            Arts Education & Lifelong Learning
                            Empowering Your Voice for Arts Education
                            Promoting Cultural Tourism
                            Outside the Box: Creating Experiences Everywhere
4:30 PM          Adjourn

 

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