Schedule-at-a-Glance

For schedule details, see Agenda.







WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
7:45am - 3:15pm
Pre-Conference: Day of Service with Habitat for Humanity
4:30-5:30pm
Registration and check-in: Hilton St. Charles Hotel
5:30-7:00pm
Reception: Historic New Orleans Collection

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12
8:30am-5:00pm
Registration and check-in: Louisiana ArtWorks
8:30am - 5:00pm
Conference sessions
Keynote Address: Rebecca Solnit, writer and activist
6:30 - 9:00pm
Reception: Newcomb Art Gallery

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13
8:00am-2:00pm
Registration and check-in: Hilton St. Charles Hotel
8:00am - 2:00pm
Conference sessions
Keynote Address: Mel Chin
2:15 - 5:15pm
Off-site sessions and tours
(1) New Orleans Public Art Tour
(2) Changing Ecology Wetlands Tour
(3) Printmaking Workshop
evening
Free night in New Orleans
6:00-8:00: Glass-blowing party at NOCGI
6:00-8:00: Patrons reception (by invitation)
7:00-9:00: Ceramics workshop + pizza part at Louisiana ArtWorks

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
8:30am-1:30pm
Registration and check-in: Hilton St. Charles Hotel
8:30am - 1:30pm
Conference sessions
Keynote Address: Lolis Eric Elie, journalist
2:00 - 5:00pm
Our Collective Voice

Off-site sessions and tours
(1) Alternative Art Spaces
(2) Visit A Studio in the Woods
3:00 - 5:00pm
Emergency Preparedness for Artists
7:00 - 10:00pm
Closing dinner reception: Preservation Resource Center

For schedule details, see Agenda.



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I just wanted to thank you for making a newcomer to your conference feel so welcome. I also wanted to congratulate you on such an organized, content- and experience-filled conference … with sessions and conversations that left me truly inspired and energized!
–2008 Conference attendee

The Alliance's 19th Annual Conference is supported in part by grants from The Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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