Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1910
Has it already been a year of pandemic shutdowns? Feeling like a caged animal? Anxious to see your friends again? Missing in-person concerts, readings, performances, art exhibitions? Want to hear how your community partners and fellow artists are doing?
Creative Portland is hosting a discussion, shaped by an arts community steering group, to listen and understand how the community is feeling at the one-year anniversary of the pandemic. Artists, Arts administrators, cultural leaders, arts patrons and community stakeholders are invited to attend. Pay what you can to help offset expenses for our facilitators. Artists (of all genres) are admitted for free.
Steering group: Christian Adame, Portland Museum of Art; Kelsey Halliday-Johnson, SPACE; Reza Jalali, Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center; Blainor McGough, Mayo Street Arts; Dinah Minot, Creative Portland; & Daniel Minter, Indigo Arts Alliance.
3:00 - 3:05 pm: Welcome by Dinah Minot, Creative Portland
3:05 - 3:30 pm: Artists and cultural leaders share two minutes each
3:30 - 4:00 pm: Facilitator Carole Martin opens up the floor for public comments/community share
FIVE MINUTE BREAK
4:10-5:00 pm: Facilitator Keita Whitten invites shares based on topic prompts:
Economic & Financial Fears
Equity & Racial Issues
Balancing Family/Domestic Duties with Work/Practice
Well-being, Loneliness, and Personal Fears
Pay what you can. Contribute:
$100 cultural organization or sponsor
$25 cultural leader or arts patron
$10 - 50 voluntary contribution