Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund Luncheon & Seminars
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Join us at the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund Luncheon on December 6, 2012, as we celebrate and support bright lights in the arts. This year marks the final year of the Atlanta Arts Recovery Initiative, launched in 2009 to provide critical support to arts organizations in the darkness of the recession. We will announce and celebrate this year’s grant recipients and management consulting award winners.
This year’s luncheon and new, pre-luncheon seminars will bring together diverse voices at this singular gathering of the arts, business and philanthropic communities with a program highlighting what’s working in the arts. Join us.
Bright Lights: What’s Working in the Arts
Keynote Speaker: Ben Cameron (watch Ben's TED talk)
Program Director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Thursday, December 6, 2012
11:30 a.m. Registration, Noon Luncheon
Come early for the optional morning sessions (10:00 – 11:30 a.m.)
InterContinental Hotel (Buckhead)
3314 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
NEW THIS YEAR: SEMINARS! (Optional)
In the morning, preceding the luncheon, the Arts Fund will present two concurrent sessions featuring national experts addressing areas key to supporting strong and vibrant arts organizations. Sessions will include lively, high-level discussions. They are optional and available to pre-registered luncheon attendees. Space is limited.
Great Board Governance (10:00 - 11:30 a.m.)
Chuck Loring, BoardSource Consulting
Chuck Loring is an engaging, highly sought-after senior governance consultant for BoardSource with a particular expertise in the board’s role in fundraising. (full bio)
The Art of the Experience: Developing Audiences in the Digital Age (10:00 - 11:30 a.m.)
Alli Houseworth, a fresh voice in audience engagement, is a faculty member at Columbia University. She has crafted audience development programs for the Theatre Development Fund in New York City and for Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC. (full bio)
Tickets — $100
Patron Tickets — $500
Table (seats 10) — $1000
Patron Table (seats 10) — $5000
Non-profit employee/Artist tickets — $40
Buy your tickets now.
Contributions are tax-deductible (above $40 per ticket)
About Keynote Speaker Ben Cameron
Ben Cameron is Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in New York, where he oversees $13 million in grants aimed at the theatre, contemporary dance, jazz and presenting fields in three areas: commissioning and distribution of new works; building strong arts organizations; and supporting national arts organizations. (Watch Ben's TED Talk)
About the Arts Fund
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund supports and champions the region’s small to midsized arts organizations. Since 1993, the Arts Fund, an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, has invested more than $10.1 million in grants and programs to strengthen the capacity and vitality of the arts in our region.
Luncheon Sponsorships Available
Luncheon sponsorships are now available for the 2012 Arts Fund annual luncheon. This event is widely recognized as one of Atlanta’s most important gatherings celebrating the significant contributions the arts make to our community. Luncheon sponsor receive a number of valuable benefits including exceptional branding opportunities.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Lisa Cremin, director at 404-588-3200 or email@example.com.
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