Keynote: Culture Track Findings: A National Survey of Art Audiences
Maggie Hartnick, Director of Strategy & Branding, LaPlaca Cohen
Hil Moss, Strategist, LaPlaca Cohen

Breakout Sessions:
(1) Arts Education Collaborations: Collective Impact
Brent Hasty, MindPOP; Robin Reagler, Writers in the Schools

(2)  Social Media: Getting Started and Taking It to the Next Level
Mary Margaret Campbell, George West Storyfest; David J. Neff, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

(3) The Power of Festivals: Bringing People Together
Lynn Barnett, Abilene Cultural Affairs; Terry Martin, WaterTower Theatre; Sylvia Orozco, Mexic-Arte Museum

(4)  One-on-Ones with LaPlaca Cohen
Maggie Hartnick & Hil Moss, LaPlaca Cohen

(5) Building a Fundraising Board: A Workshop
Cookie Ruiz, Ballet Austin

(6) Opportunities for Artists
Margaret Keough, Mid-America Arts Alliance; Lucas Miller, TCA Touring Artist; Casey Monahan, Texas Music Office

(7) TCA, M-AAA, NEA: Three Art Funders Talk About Their Grant Programs & Services
Michael Killoren, National Endowment for the Arts; Amber Rhodes, Texas Commission on the Arts; Mary Kennedy, Mid-America Arts Alliance

Breakout Sessions:

(1) Our Veterans: Creative Ways to Serve Those Who Served
Julie Coan, KLRN (PBS) San Antonio; Barbara Lau, Bob Woodruff Foundation; April Sullivan, VSA Texas; Jonathan Wei, The Telling Project

(2) Creative Placemaking: Better Living through the Arts
Deborah Jung, Kids Who Care; Michael Killoren, National Endowment for the Arts; Karen LaShelle, Creative Action; Karol Rice, Bastrop Fine Arts Guild

(3) Fundraising: What Funders Need from You
Elizabeth Love, Houston Endowment; Ann Stafford, UT Texas Performing Arts

(4) Marketing: Reaching New Audiences
Sidney Levesque, Abilene Cultural Affairs; Jason Nicholson, Austin Symphony; Howard Taylor, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

(5) Developing Great Video: A Workshop
Bart Weiss, Video Association of Dallas

(6) Adventurous Programming: Taking Chances
Brad Carlin, Fusbox Festival; David Lozano, Cara Mia Theatre; Christine West, Lawndale Art Center

(7) Audio-describe Your Program: a Powerful Tool
Celia Hughes, VSA Texas, Handout

Plenary Session: Bold Experiments in Audience Engagement
Maxwell L. Anderson, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art


Plenary Session: Community Involvement: Stories from the Field
Selven O’Keef Jarmon, lead artist, project: “360 Degrees Vanishing” for Art League Houston
J.D. DiFabbio, board member, project:”Rerememberer” for Marfa Live Arts
Interviewed by: Sixto Wagan, UH Center for Arts Leadership

Breakout Sessions:

(1) Creative Aging: Intergenerational Programming that Works
Chuck Winkler, TCA ADA Program Administrator; Theresa Bond Zelazny, Mobile Art Program

(2) Websites that Work: Building and Quantifying Your Success
Earl Lundquist, Texas Dept. of Agriculture; Jason Molin, UT Austin; Chris Rankin, KLRU-TV and Big Check Factory

(3) Crowdsourcing: The Power of Many Small Gifts
Alex Alford, Austin Shakespeare; Owen Egerton, Writer; Karen Frost, Amplify Austin

(4) Stewardship: Donor Relations
Cookie Ruiz, Ballet Austin

(5) Public Relations: Crisis Management
David Wyatt, Wyatt Brand PR Firm

(6) TCA, M-AAA, NEA: Three Art Funders Talk About Their Grant Programs & Services
Michael Killoren, National Endowment for the Arts; Jim Bob McMillan, Texas Commission on the Arts;  Mary Kennedy, Mid-America Arts Alliance

Screening:  Animating the Conference
Conference artist-in-residence Johnny Villarreal showed the stop-motion videos made by conference attendees click here to watch video

Closing Keynote: Making Community-Based Art for All
Allison Orr, Artistic Director of Forklift Dance

Documentary by Andrew Garrison about Forklift Danceworks’ Trash Project: http://trashdancemovie.com