Leadership in the Arts Summit

Save the Date: 2015 Leadership in the Arts Summit is April 6, 2015

Art relies on audiences to provide meaning and support.  With relevance a new buzz word in funding circles, the next Leadership in the Arts Summit examines best-practice and leading thinking around how art and audience come together. The one day conference will feature leading national thinkers and local panelists around the ideas of stewarding audiences/publics.


8:30 – 9:30 Registration - (online registration is closed, but people can still register at the door)

9:30 – 10:30 Morning Keynote: Roberto Bedoya Stewardship: Care, Imagination and Policy

10:30 – 11:45 Panel Session: Democratization of Art

10:30 - 11:45 Small Group Discussion: Alt.Models*

11:45 – 1: 00 Lunch

12:10 Afternoon Keynote: Reflective Partnering

1:00 – 2:15 Panel Session: Building Commitment, Stewarding Audiences

1:00 – 2:15 Small Group Discussion:  Targeted*

2:30 – 3:45 Panel Session: Growing Place

2:30 – 3:45 Small Group Discussion: College of the Arts: the Future of UH Arts*

3:45 - 5:00 Closing ConversationRisk, Expectation and Failure

5:00 - 8:00 Keep the conversation going at Arts+Culture Texas Happy Hour @ Mongoose v. Cobra

*Small group discussions will not be livestreamed.

Get more detail about 2015 LiA Summit.

Review the 2014 Leadership in the Arts Summit

For a quick overview, check out a selected series of twitter responses that contributed to #UHArts trending citywide. You can also read the article about the event from the Daily Cougar' Zoe Quezada and the Arts & Culture recap.