Monday, May 2, 2011

The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Annual Meeting June 8, 2011

Wednesday, June 8 · 8:00am - 12:00pm

August Wilson Center for African American Culture
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

The Annual Meeting is your opportunity to be a part of the big picture of issues facing the arts and culture community, both regionally and nationally. MEET local artists and arts managers who are using Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council resources to grow their careers and their organizational capacity, CONNECT with your colleagues all at once, and LEARN about GPAC’s initiatives that communicate the value of the arts, loud and clea...r. And you won’t want to miss nationally sought-after speaker and arts researcher Alan Brown who will present the keynote address Beyond Excellence: Fulfilling the Promise of Civic Creative Vitality. He will tackle the challenging topics of artistic vibrancy and community relevance, debunk the myth that audience development is a marketing problem, and challenge the Pittsburgh arts community to fulfill its collective promise of “civic creative vitality.”

Registration required. Sign up now to reserve your seat! FREE to members and students. Non-members, $25.

To Register: Call ProArtsTickets at 412.394.3353 or visit http://www.proartstickets.org/events/view/816

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The Pittsburgh Art Blog features selected pittsburgh artists and upcoming exhibits with photos from the artists and galleries. since the major press outlets do not go beyond a directory listing of exhibits, blogs are needed to promote pittsburgh artists and their work. the blog also calls attention to the inferiority complex of pittsburgh art and how it's perpetuated by the major players in town. Started on August 20,2007. pittsburgh area galleries and art venues are listed at the sister site www.PghGalleries.com.

the blog and website are volunteer projects from fine art photographer and pittsburgh artist advocate rick byerly.