Regional Arts Summit 2013

Regional Arts Summit, Fri., Oct. 25, 2013



When: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, 9:30 am – 5 pm

Where: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 1st St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (downtown)

Cost: $30 includes presentations, lunch, breakout sessions. Space is limited.

Honorary Co-Chairs:

Judy Lisi, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Hillsborough County
Marshall Rousseau, President-elect, Museum of Fine Arts, Pinellas County
Mike Urette, Ringling Museum, Sarasota County

AGENDA FOCUS: Return on Investment

      • Welcome: Mayor Bill Foster, St. Petersburg
      • Cooperative Programming: Museum of Fine Arts, Tampa Museum of Art, American Stage, Florida Craftsmen
      • Regional Funding: A new program for the Arts to be unveiled
      • Keynote Address: Where Will We Be in Ten Years: Randy Cohen, Americans for the Arts
      • Advocacy: Representatives from local, state and federal governments discuss ways that we can be better advocates for cultural funding. Sherron Long, Florida Cultural Alliance and panel.
      • Marketing: Judy Lisi: Positioning Tampa Bay to Become a Cultural Mecca; WEDU: Arts Plus; Duncan McClellan: Case Study; St. Petersburg Chamber: Arts Marketing
      • Arts in Healthcare: Panelists offer an overview of the wide spectrum of programs that encompass arts and health. Also, how to navigate the Affordable Care Act. Heather Spooner- Director, Arts for Health Florida/Registered Art Therapist; Danielle DeCosmo- Musician in Residence/Creative Care Program Coordinator; Megan Voeller- Associate Curator of Education, USF Contemporary Art Museum and Program Director, Art in Health
      • Breakout Sessions/ Networking with Museums, Music, Theatre, Presenter Facilities, Galleries, Arts Centers, Festivals, etc.

Join your colleagues from around the region to hear exciting news, great discussion and opportunities to collaborate.
More information to come!


Sponsored by
Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Hillsborough Arts, Inc.
Regions Bank
Ringling Museum of Art
St. Petersburg Arts Alliance
Wilder Architecture
Presented by
Arts Council of Hillsborough County
Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County
Creative Pinellas
St. Petersburg Arts Alliance