REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity
Save the date! The annual conference of the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Orpheum Annex and VSO School of Music's Pyatt Hall in Vancouver.
This year’s event will feature keynote speaker Ben Cameron, a passionate and articulate arts advocate who has been working in the cultural sector for over 35 years. Ben is currently President of the Jerome and Camargo Foundations, based in St. Paul, MN and previously served as the Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in New York. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Dramaturgy. Check out his TED Talk—Why the Live Arts Matter—which has been viewed by over 488,000 people.
This year's conference will centre around the themes of engagement, diversity and arts advocacy. Workshop and panel details will be announced in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!
We hope you will join us for these vital conversations focused on championing creativity in our communities. Early bird registration is scheduled to open in mid-April, so save the date and keep an eye on our blog and newsletter for the program details as they emerge. Program information, recordings and more from our previous conferences can be found on the Conference Archive page.