Arts Day is the most important day of the year for the arts throughout Wisconsin. Wisconsinites from the worlds of the arts, business, education, civic issues, politics, and government will meet and rally with Wisconsin’s political leadership at Arts Day 2013, tWednesday, March 13, 2013, at The Concourse Hotel and the State Capitol in downtown Madison.
Arts Day 2013 celebrates creativity at work and Wisconsin's bountiful human, social and civic assets, and the opportunities to lead nationally and globally in 21st century jobs and business. Investment in Wisconsin’s creative infrastructure is all about investment in good jobs, 21st century education, engaged residents, and livable communities, and is directly tied to helping the state, its people, and its communities, thrive.
Coming to Arts Day? Click here for info on getting ready for the big day.
Click here for Talking Points: putting creativity to work for Wisconsin.
Arts Day 2013, produced by Arts Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s community cultural development organization, features:
The annual Arts Legislative Breakfast, at The Concourse Hotel
Performance and poem: Fanfore for Our Common Earth by John Harmon, and The Turning Point, poem by Ellen Kort
Featured speakers (to date):
-Reed Hall, President, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
-Stepanie Klett, Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism
-Max Garland, Wisconsin's new Poet Laureate
-Debra Karp, President, Arts Wisconsin
-George Tzougros, Executive Director, Wisconsin Arts Board
Creativity at work across Wisconsin - panel sessions on creative entrepreneurship, creative communities, and arts and creativity in education, featuring models and great ideas from around the state
The Rabin Youth Arts Awards presented by the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras
Constituent meetings with legislators and administration officials
Performances, exhibits and art-making throughout the day.
Need one, or ten, or more, good reasons to be part of Arts Day 2013? Click here for Ten Reasons to Come to Arts Day 2013.
The registration fee is $20/person, with discounts for additional participants from the same organization and for students. Order a Creativity Works for Wisconsin tshirt and it'll be waiting for you to pick up when you get to Arts Day!
Please note: we are unable to make registration refunds after Friday, March 8.
Special pre-Arts Day educational program!
Wisconsin Local Arts Training Workshop and Learning Community
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 1-5 pm, $10 fee
Local arts training workshop on "Mainstreaming Community Engagement" with nationally-knowner trainer and facilitator Dr. Doug Borwick-an informal, interactive session for local arts council staff, board members and volunteers. Only $10 for this great opportunity to learn and network with colleagues and a community arts development expert! To register for this workshop, use the Arts Day registration form.
Can't make it to Madison for Arts Day? You can still be an involved advocate for the arts in your community and statewide! Click here for more info.
For more information about Arts Day and the arts across Wisconsin, contact Arts Wisconsin, 608 255 8316 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.artswisconsin.org.
1 East Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703
|Arts Day Registration|
|Registration fee||$ 20.00|
|Additional registration from same organization||$ 15.00|
|Student registration||$ 10.00|
|Local arts workshop reg. fee||$ 10.00|
|"Creativity works for Wisconsin" tshirt|