Who should attend ArtsLAB?
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Harmony Hall Arts Center, Ft. Washington, Maryland
Arts Education in the 21st Century
Matt Barinholtz (FutureMakers), Camille Delaney-McNeil (OrchKids), Mary Dell’Erba (AEMS Alliance)
Wondering about the direction of arts education in the state? This hands on workshop offers participants a look at new statewide arts education standards, as well as insights into nontraditional partnerships in arts education. This session includes a maker activity.
Advocacy: Telling Your Story
Elisabeth Dorman (Americans for the Arts), Kerry Holahan (Singer, Arts Advocate), Shodekeh (Beat boxer)
There is no one-sized-fits-all approach to arts advocacy. From meeting with lawmakers, to telling the story of your art to a passer-by on the street, advocacy comes in all forms. Join this workshop and learn how others advocate and how to create your own story.
Public Art: The Need for Dialogue
Kibibi Ajanku (Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, Arts Activist), Vinnie Bagwell (Public Artist), Ryan Patterson (Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts)
Moderator: Liesel Fenner (Maryland State Arts Council)
Join this group of panelists in a lively discussion about the role of public art. Panelists will discuss the importance of public art as a representation of the community where it is found, as well as why having a space for dialogue around installation and removal of works is so important.
Creative Approaches to Arts Marketing
Anneliese DeDiemar (Imagination Stage, Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation), Kristen McCurdy (Maryland Federation of Art), Elizabeth Kendall (Visual Artist)
Artists and organizations are living in a constant state of change. Every work and project needs to be adapted based on needs of a community. Join these panelists for a discussion on successes, challenges, opportunities, and trends seen through the lens of an arts marketer.