2017 Monterey County Arts Education Summit

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”

Click on Keynote: “Diversity, Equity & Arts Philanthropy” presentation (from B. Mumby)

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

Click on 5 Minutes of Fame presentations (from A.Munoz, T. Nguyen and J. Hope) and Video (K. Tanner)

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)

                                        Caroline Haskell & Ann Todd Jealous, Co-Authors/Editors, Combined Destinies: Whites Sharing Grief

About Racism

11:35 – 12:30 pm    Breakout Workshops: Arts Equity, Diversity, & Inclusivity

Workshop 1: Barbara Mumby

Workshop 2: Caroline Haskell & Ann Todd Jealous

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.


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