ELEVENTH ANNUAL DALLAS ARTS ADVOCACY DAY
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019
Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition – (DACAC)
The cost for Arts Advocacy Day Luncheon is $35 per person
WHAT Arts Advocacy Day is an opportunity for everyone interested in the arts to learn more about current arts issues, and new initiatives and concepts.
WHEN Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm, Registration 12:00pm – 1:30pm
WELCOME – DACAC Leadership/City Officials
ARTIST’S STATEMENT – TONY BROWNE, BANDAN KORO
KEYNOTE SPEAKER – MARGY WALLER – Senior Fellow – TOPOS Partnership
TOPIC – CULTURAL MESSAGING TO POSITION THE ARTS AS A PUBLIC GOOD
Margy Waller is a Senior Fellow at Topos Partnership (a national strategic communications organization), founder and Serendipity Director of Art on the Streets, and was a leader in the transformation of ArtsWave, an arts advocacy and support non-profit. She has served as advisor on national initiatives to Americans for the Arts, LISC, ArtPlace, Kresge Foundation, and others.
Previously she was Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, with a joint appointment in the Economic Studies and Metropolitan Policy programs. Prior to Brookings, she was Senior Advisor on domestic policy in the Clinton-Gore White House.
In 2010, Margy was named one of the nation’s 25 most “powerful and influential” nonprofit arts leaders. She comments on arts and strategic communications on twitter: @margyartgrrl and her ArtsJournal blog, The Bright Ride. Waller is a graduate of Northwestern University and The Ohio State University College of Law.
1:45 – 3:15 – PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY Anne Graham, Texans for the Arts presents a primer on the legal issues of advocacy for 501©(3) representatives, and effective strategies for all of us involved in advocacy at any level.
3:30 – 5:00 – DALLAS CULTURAL PLAN – NOW WHAT? Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Plan Steering Committee lead a discussion on strategies to move the Dallas Cultural Plan forward.
WHERE Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, Dallas, Texas 75204
HAPPY HOUR 5:30 – 7:00 Location to be Determined
CONTACT INFORMATION 214-520-7788 OR www.dallasneedsthearts.com