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2016 Conference | Portland, Oregon

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016

Join arts leaders, funders, policy-makers, board members, educators, and artists from across the globe as we explore support for today's artists and artist-centered approaches to engaging our communities and developing healthy organizations. The Alliance of Artists Communities' 2016 Annual Conference will be hosted in Portland, Oregon, October 4-7. All are welcome!

From nuts-and-bolts sessions on organizational development, to interviews with artists on creative practice, to conversations exploring cultural trends and the role of artists in society today, and tours of Portland's thriving arts centers - join the conversation!

Registration will open in June!

More information coming soon! Click on the Hotel + Travel and Registration links to plan your budget. View last year's full agenda here.

Generous support for the 2016 conference provided by:


"Year after year, I am gratefully surprised by how relevant, inspiring, professional, and timely the Alliance conference is. I wouldn't miss it!"









Conference artwork: "Portland Skyline" by Walker Cahall.