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SUMMIT: Rural Arts and Culture
June 5-June 6, 2013Add Review/Comment
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BUILDING CULTURAL CAPITAL: CONNECTING RURAL ARTS, CULTURE, HERITAGE THROUGH EDUCATION, EXCHANGE, CRITICAL DIALOGUE AND CELEBRATION
A gathering of arts/culture makers, organizers, educators, and supporters who are committed to further developing the richness of life in rural America
We’ll learn, share, talk, party and recharge — so we’re set to go home smarter, better connected, and more inspired to do our work
EARLY BIRD Registration Ends April 30, 2013!
WHY should I attend?
Be inspired by nationally recognized speakers who have made their mark in the world of culture and community
Gain new insights from some not-so-famous (but should-be-famous) people who are leaving a lasting impact upon the communities in which they live
Meet the foremost creative influencers of our work in the rural arts and culture arena
Then engage in discussion about stimulating ideas, latest trends, and upcoming opportunities
Make connections with people who share your passions (and frustrations) of building communities, educating kids (of all ages), heightening and brightening life in rural areas through arts and culture
Together we’ll explore the unique challenges and opportunities related to creating a vibrant art/culture rich region
Reconnect with the vision that drives you in your work
Expand your knowledge — learn from the best about what’s working in rural communities, and how you can apply those principles of success to your work
Hear about projects that failed and the deep lessons that were learned that can help you move toward success
Learn about national trends and the latest thinking about rural arts and culture
Come away with new skills that sharpen your abilities to effect change in your community
Explore creative solutions to common problems with your rural arts/culture colleagues, also have a chance to share what’s not working well, and together create solutions
Hands-on opportunities to create will be an integral part of each day’s activities
Recharge your “batteries” with inspiration, knowledge, connections
Be challenged, be surprised, be affirmed – get energized!
Identify at least three new ways you can catalyze positive and effective change in your community/region when you return home
Celebrate our stories of life in rural America, a life rich with culture and creativity HAVE FUN!!!
University of Minnesota Campus
600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56276
EARLY BIRD Registration
$100 for both days ($125 after April 30)
$70 for one day ($90 after April 30)
Dates & Times
June 5-June 6, 2013
Come for one Day or for All! You decide
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