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Momentum: Creative Cities Summit
April 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MST
A CONVENING OF ARTS LEADERS, CREATIVES, MAKERS & ADVOCATES IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA on TUESDAY / APRIL 23 / 2019, JW MARRIOTT STARR PASS RESORT & SPA / TUCSON, AZ
Join artists, makers, leaders, board members, educators and sector partners to explore creative and arts-centered approaches to building healthy, vibrant and diverse sustainable communities. The MOMENTUM: CREATIVE CITIES SUMMIT is your opportunity to learn, connect, and grow your individual capacity as an artist, leader and arts professional in your community.
From building sustainable private sector arts partnerships, to innovative art and healthcare integrations, and creative capacity building in education, the summit aims to build vital momentum towards new arts and cultural development and infrastructure in our region. We achieve this through the collaborative efforts of people, places, resources and passion for our community.
ALL ACCESS PASS / $35 WHAT YOUR REGISTRATION INCLUDES
ALL ACCESS CREATIVE SUMMIT PASS $35
The pass includes…
• Sampling style culinary experience with local chefs
• Creative Networking Opportunities
• Artist and Creative professional development sessions
• Free Headshots and Artist Photos
• Multidisciplinary Arts experiences including music and public art displays
• Education and learning sessions
JW Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
A DAY OF CREATIVE NETWORKING & LEARNING
Education, Professional Development, Interactive Arts Sessions & Learning
Culinary Arts Showcase
Networking & Live Music on the Salud Patio
CREATIVE CITIES SUMMIT
Tucson has been recognized with the distinguished designation of UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for our unique food heritage, innovative food-related organizations, and creative food cultures. Creative Cities may be designated by UNESCO within one of the creative fields of Crafts & Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts, Music. The designation is meant to recognize and encourage creativity within those fields toward the goals of sustainable urban development and preservation of intangible cultural heritage. Southern Arizona is honored by this designation, and aim to support all efforts towards creative city development.
FREE PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS & PHOTOS OF YOUR ART, YOURSELF
Artists, Musicians, Bands and Professionals can use this opportunity to get free professional photography of their individual artwork, artist or band headshot. Business partners can also receive professional headshots of themselves to use in their individual outreach.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR CREATIVES
Featured sessions will include storytelling for artists and professionals, bio writing, social media tutorials and resources for helping build better online presence, branding and new showcase opportunities.
ARTS IN THE WORKPLACE
Large and medium sized businesses are harnessing the power of creativity and art in the workplace here in Southern Arizona. Through teambuilding activities, integrated artist galleries and featured arts based projects and events, learn more about how artists and businesses are collaborating together to find unique arts partnerships.
INNOVATION & CREATIVITY
Momentum features many of the unique ways in which creativity and innovation are colliding in our community. From Creative Placemaking through interactive arts installations, community development initiatives based in arts advancements, to the Maker Movement in Southern Arizona, attendees will learn more about more from individuals and organizations who are making significant advancements in the arts.
CULINARY ARTS & ARTIST EXHIBITION SHOWCASE
All attendees will have access to a special culinary arts showcase featuring menu samplings from local chefs and restaurants. Live painting, organization showcases, and performing arts will compliment each session and bring to life the vibrancy and diversity of arts and creativity in Southern Arizona. In addition, a special City of Gastronomy Learning Session will be a highlight of the Momentum Summit.
LEARN MORE AT WWW.SAACA.ORG
OPPORTUNITIES TO SHOWCASE AT THE CREATIVE CITIES SUMMIT…
INTERACTIVE ARTIST EXHIBITIONS INQUIRE HERE
SPEAKING & PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES
CHEF & CULINARY ARTS PARTICIPATION & FEATURES