Thank you to everyone who attended our 3rd Annual Arts Education Summit
on Saturday, April 8th. Click here to view our event photos.
“Equity, Access and Our Practice of Inclusivity”
Third Annual Arts Education Summit
Who should attend? Arts educators, teachers, artists, arts organizations, funding organizations, donors and the media.
Saturday, April 8th I 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
CSUMB @ Salinas City Center
1 Main Street, Salinas
8:30 am Registration and Welcome Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Opening Keynote: “Diversity, Equity & Arts Philanthropy”
Barbara Mumby, Senior Program Officer, San Francisco Arts Commission
9:45 am “5 Minutes of Fame” – Featuring Programs that Highlight Inclusivity Practices by Schools, Community Centers, and Arts & Cultural Organizations
Melissa Chin-Parker, Artistic Director, The Western Stage: “Auditioning Through Asian Eyes-Creating Diversity through Non-Traditional Casting”
Anna Munoz, Teacher Advocate, Monterey Peninsula USD: “Art Inspires Diversity & Creativity in the Los Arboles Middle School”
Tuyen Nguyen, Math Faculty & Advisor, Asian Student Association, MPC: “How To Make Students Understand And Fit In Other Cultures”
Kenji Tanner, Professional Artist in the Schools, “Art in the Heart of a Child”
Jaqui Hope, Visual & Performing Arts Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula USD: “Revamping of Arts Education, Chapter 1”
10:15 – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 am “Essential Skills for Ongoing Inclusivity” – An Interactive Session
Click on Testimonials presentation (from C. Haskell and A. Todd Jealous)
11:35 – 12:30 pm Breakout Workshops: Arts Equity, Diversity, & Inclusivity
Workshop 1: Barbara Mumby
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch & Surprise Performance
Panel “Arts & Culture Funding Opportunities”
Lynn Bentaleb, Executive Director, Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation
Susan Breen, VP Programs, Arts Council Board of Directors
Arlene Krebs, President, Arts Council Board of Directors
Closing Remarks: Paulette Lynch, Executive Director, Arts Council
Registration: Pre-registration is closed now. Walk-ins welcome.
$45 at the door (the price includes Breakfast, Refreshment Break and Luncheon.)
Registration deadline: April 5th
Parking is available right next door to CSUMB@Salinas City Center. Fee is $4 per day.