World Summit on Arts and Culture: "Transforming Places, Transforming Lives" (June, UK)
- Dear Folks,Here's a fantastic-looking conference, and hope some of you can attend! All of you who are doing this work are living proof that arts and culture can transform places and lives, and immense thanks for giving your time, talents, caring, and energy to this task! Artistic affections always, Janet
NewcastleGateshead, England World Summit on Arts and Culture: "Transforming Places, Transforming Lives "
Dates: 14 Jun 2006 - 17 Jun 2006
The World Summit on Arts and Culture entitled Transforming Places, Transforming Lives, hosted by the Arts Council England and organised in partnership with the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA), will take place in NewcastleGateshead, England between 14 and 17 June 2006, focusing on the theme of regeneration through arts and culture. The event aimed at cultural leaders, policy makers and regeneration managers provides a unique opportunity to share global best practice cases and to discuss the broad issues affecting arts and cultural regeneration, including:
� Transforming Places � regeneration of the physical environment (places, spaces, buildings, cityscapes, rural environments)
� Transforming Lives � regeneration of the social environment (people, pride, identity, communities, spirit, diversity, migration, culture)
� Transforming economies � regeneration of the economy (investing in creative industries, artists' economies, cultural tourism)
As well as hearing from international keynote speakers and panelists, the Summit will feature case studies from across the world. Delegates from the arts, government agencies, international trusts and communities in over 50 countries will provide inspirational examples of transformation of places and people's lives through arts and culture.
For further information, see http://www.artsummit.org
Contact: Susie Hargreaves, World Summit Coordinator, tel.: + 44 (0) 1904 766 935, e-mail: susie.hargreaves@... or Andrew Dixon, Programme Director, e-mail: andrew.dixon@...
Country: United Kingdom
Source: Arts Council England