What is the Change that Needs to Happen? A Roundtable and Conversation on Cultural Community Benefits | Minneapolis Institute of Art, 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Hosted at Minneapolis Institute of Art, this free session designed for institutions, organizers, artists and the public will feature a discussion between Twin Cities Theaters of Color Coalitionand Racial Equity Funders Collaborative members on shifting paradigms of funding in the Twin Cities and nationally. Featured presenters include: Penumbra Theatre Artistic Director Sarah Bellamy, The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations Program Officer Sharon DeMark, HRK Foundation Executive Director Kathleen Fluegel, Teatro del Pueblo Artistic Director Alberto Justiniano, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Program Director for the Arts Maurine Knighton, Artspace President Kelley Lindquist, The McKnight Foundation Arts Program Officer & Director of Artist Fellowships Arleta Little, Pangea World Theater Artistic Director Dipankar Mukherjee, Mu Performing Arts Artistic Director Randy Reyes, Jerome Foundation Program Director Eleanor Savage, Bush Foundation Community Creativity Portfolio Director Erik Takeshita, Grantmakers in the Arts President & CEO Eddie Torres, New Native Theater Founder & Artistic Director Rhiana Yazzie and others. Artistic share by visual artist Dyani White Hawk and performance by Ikidowin Youth Theater Ensemble.
Future Conversations: Evolving Cultural Equity to Community Benefit 3pm-5pm:
The afternoon will give attendees an opportunity to participate in dynamic small group discussions on advancing cultural equity inside institutions, joined by roundtable artists and funders listed above. It will be kicked off through an introduction on Cultural Community Benefits Principals tools and approaches by Creative Many Director of Creative Industries Cézanne Charles. Participants will learn about best practices applicable to their own organizations.