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The Kentucky Arts Council presents
Creative Industry: Engaging Your Community and
|9 – 10 a.m.||Registration and coffee
|10 – 10:45 a.m.||Presentation of Kentucky’s changing demographics
Sarah Ehresman and Thomas Sawyer, Research Managers, Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville
|10:45 – 11:30 a.m.||Making connections with established and emerging minority groups to encourage growth in arts leadership
Changzheng Wang, Secretary, Kentucky Chinese American Association
Jose Neil Donis, Publisher, Al Dia en America
Rasheedah El-Amin, Acting Director, Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Bronwen Harris, Executive Director, Creative Diversity Studio
|11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Identifying and overcoming barriers arts organizations face in developing boards that reflect their communities
Cay Lane, Executive Director, Montgomery County Council for the Arts
Melody Welsh, Executive Director, Louisville Youth Orchestra
Bryan Warren, Executive Director, Asia Institute-Crane House
Heather Lyons, Executive Director, Living Arts & Science Center
|12:15 – 1:45 p.m.||Lunch on your own at Frankfort restaurants
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.||Diverse funding sources, including local government, community foundations, private/public partnerships, crowdsourcing, etc.
Todd Lowe, President, Parthenon LLC, and Board Chair, Actors Theatre of Louisville
Kyle Arnett, Executive Director, Henderson Area Arts Alliance Ron Payne, Mayor, City of Owensboro
Barbara Fischer, Director of Nonprofit Services, Bluegrass Community Foundation
What will I take away?
Attendees will increase their understanding of Kentucky's dynamic cultural landscape and the ways in which arts organizations can be on the forefront in providing arts experiences for changing audiences by engaging them in meaningful ways. Attendees will also learn more about the "new normal" in fundraising.
500 Mero St., Ste. 2100
Frankfort, KY 40601
888-833-2787 toll free