Mobilizing the Arts for Community Connection and Change

CARMEN PAPALIA, BLIND FIELD SHUTTLE. IMAGE: JORDAN REZNICK

CARMEN PAPALIA, BLIND FIELD SHUTTLE.
IMAGE: JORDAN REZNICK

Mobilizing the Arts for Community Connection and Change is a free one-day summit at the Museum of Vancouver that will explore art as a catalyst for sparking community imagination around belonging, trust, and social resiliency in urban centres.

Some of Vancouver's most dynamic artists and designers will share their ideas, projects, and initiatives in a series of rapid-fire presentations. Audience members will then take the lead in imagining how the arts can be used in interactive ways to advance these themes across Metro Vancouver through a series of workshops facilitated by the presenters.

The summit will wrap up with a peer-to-peer granting session, where some of those solutions and interventions could be funded up to $1,500. The summit will help to share big imaginations and best practices for using art as a catalyst for making change in our communities. Presenters include: Ayotzi 68, Corey Bulpitt, Alex Grünenfelder, Zoe Kreye, Carmen Papalia and Holly Schmidt.

This summit will take place October 22, 2016 from 1 - 5 p.m.

Registration

Attendance is free but participants must register to attend. Free registration is available at: http://www.museumofvancouver.ca/programs/calendar

Please visit http://mobilizingthearts.ca or see the Facebook event page for more information. 

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