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2017 Conference | Denver, Colorado

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017

Join arts leaders, funders, policy-makers, residency staff, 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' 2017 Annual Conference will be hosted in Denver, Colorado from October 2-5. 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 Denver's thriving arts centers - join the conversation!


Denver, the Mile High City is capital of Colorado and the unofficial capital of the Rocky Mountain West. It's a vibrant metropolis with 300 days of sunny skies annually and a youthful, happy feel. Denver has the largest park system of any metropolis in the country, with more than 250 parks in the city and more than 14,000 acres of mountain parks and 1,700 acres of natural and open space areas in the nearby mountains. Discover Denver this fall!


Registration opens in mid-June!


Generous support for the 2017 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!"