Arts Day 2013 Schedule (subject to change)
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Wisconsin Local Arts Training Workshop and Learning Community
Risser Justice Center, 120 MLK Jr. Blvd., Madison.
Local arts training workshop on “Mainstreaming Community Engagement” with nationally-known 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.
Dutch treat dinner (TBA)
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8 am – 2 pm
The Concourse Hotel, 1 East Dayton Street, Madison.
8 am Registration opens
8:30 am Arts Day Legislative Breakfast
• Musical fanfare and performance: Fanfare for Our Common Earth, by John Harmon, and The Turning, poem by Ellen Kort
• Performance by students from Hawthorne Elementary School, Madison
• Performance by John Harmon, jazz pianist and composer, Winnecone
• Presentation: The Creative Economy works for Wisconsin with Anne Katz, Executive Director, Arts Wisconsin
– Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation President Reed Hall
– Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett
– Wisconsin Arts Board Director George Tzougros
– Arts Wisconsin Board President Debra Karp
– Max Garland, Wisconsin’s new Poet Laureate
10:15 am Rabin Youth Arts Awards, presented by the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras
11 am Panel discussions: Creativity at work across Wisconsin – panel sessions featuring models and great ideas from around the state (repeated at 12 noon)
- Creative Entrepreneurship: creative spaces and incubators strengthening Wisconsin’s economic base and quality of life
- John Hartman, Q Artists Cooperative, Stevens Point
- Tryg Jacobson, Jake’s Café, Sheboygan
- Brian Standing, Make.Do., Dane County
- Creative communities: artists and creative people are a powerful force revitalizing and advancing our communities and neighborhoods.
- Brad Bernard, Community Arts and Funk Festival and Mt. Mary College, Milwaukee
- Patricia Lenz, Superior Council for the Arts, Superior
- Todd Schmidt, Village Administrator, Village of Waunakee
- Arts and creativity in education: arts involvement and learning shapes young minds to be the talent of tomorrow with the skills to compete and overcome the challenges of our future.
- Facilitator: Michael George, former Director of Content Learning, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction/former Director, Wisconsin School Music Association and Wisconsin Music Educators Association
- Laurie Fellenz, Fine Arts Coordinator, Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison
- Andrea Kreuzer, Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Center for Educational Research, UW-Madison
- Marilyn Rolfsmeyer, Art Teacher, Argyle Public Schools/Executive Director, Nick’s Grandview, Hollandale
1 pm Networking lunch
Throughout the day:
- Constituent meetings with legislators
- Art-making with The Mill Paper and Book Arts Center of Rhinelander