Title: Southwest Arts Conference & Joint Arts Education Conference
Link out: Click here
Description: The Arizona Commission on the Arts has hosted an annual Southwest Arts Conference for 33 years – a convening of statewide arts administrators, artists, educators, advocates and volunteers – in locations across Arizona. This year, the Arts Commission is pleased to work with several Arizona partners on a multi-pronged event, Building an Artistic Future for Arizona: 2010. As part of Building an Artistic Future for Arizona, three events will take place over the course of two days, in two venues.
Early Registration ends June 20, 2010.
* Thursday, July 29, 2010 (8:00am to 5:30pm) – The Joint Arts Education Conference is presented by the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, hosted by the Musical Instrument Museum in Northeast Phoenix.
* Thursday, July 29, 2010 (5:30pm to 7:30pm) – The Superintendent Candidates Forum is presented by the Arizona Alliance for Education and Arizona Citizens/Action for the Arts, hosted by the Musical Instrument Museum in Northeast Phoenix.
* Thursday, July 29, 2010 (1:00pm to 7:30pm) & Friday, July 30, 2010 (8:00am to 5:30pm) – The annual Southwest Arts Conference is presented by the Arizona Commission on the Arts in association with Alliance for Audience, hosted by the Chandler Center for the Arts in Historic Downtown Chandler.
The Joint Arts Education Conference and Southwest Arts Conference host arts administrators, educators, teaching artists, arts advocates and arts enthusiasts in two days of learning and networking. The Superintendent Candidates Forum is an opportunity for Arizona citizens to meet candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction, get to know their platforms and network with peers about issues facing Arizona public schools.
Check out the SWAC 2010 Draft Agenda and Speaker Information posted on the ACA site. Please note that additional speaker and session information will be posted to the Arts Commission website as it is confirmed.
Let’s come together to construct the way forward for the Arizona arts industry. Together, we can imagine an Arizona where everyone can participate in and experience the arts. –
Robert C. Booker, Executive Director
Phone: (602) 771-6501
Fax: (602) 256-0282
Date: July 29-30, 2010