Creative Conversations 2017: Creative Economies

Event Details

From November 02, 2017 06:00PM
To November 02, 2017 08:30PM

Rising Arts Leaders San Diego invites you on November 2nd to the 7th Annual Creative Conversations: Creative Economies.

San Diego Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
Shiley Special Events Suite - 9th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

The Topic

What is the Creative Economy? What does it mean to you? What are the benchmarks of a successful and innovative arts and culture economy? Through facilitated activites and conversations led by John M. Eger, Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU), we'll discuss how any individual or organization (big and small) can foster an innovative arts economy, support arts integration in schools and cultural districts, and empower arts leadership. Lynnette Tessitore, Cultural Arts Manager for the City of Chula Vista, will also share how she put some of these concepts to practice through a local case study that will embody how the arts are fundamental to the San Diego economy.

The arts are a measurable, fundamental aspect of our local economy - during Creative Conversations, we'll workshop how to demonstrate it.

Following National Arts & Humanities Month, Creative Conversations convenes emerging leaders and industry veterans to discuss local arts, culture, and creativity, have a dialogue about regional challenges, and discuss approaches and solutions to some of the biggest obstacles faced by San Diego arts organizations and their communities. This is not only an excellent opportunity to discuss relevant issues and practical solutions for the San Diego arts scene, but a unique opportunity to have in-depth conversations with fellow arts professionals and find your voice in the creative economy.

We strongly encourage you to share this with everyone at your organization, and anyone who has a vested interest in the arts community and creative wealth of San Diego.

This program is free, but we ask that you RSVP via Eventbrite ! Food and drink is included.

Join the conversation at #RALSD.


Rising Arts Leaders and Creative Conversations is generously supported by the Hewlett Foundation. RALSD is an independent program of Young Audiences of San Diego.