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2019 TACA Perforum: Relevance in Contemporary Culture

Nasher Sculpture Center

2019 TACA Perforum: Art Matters! The Arts’ Relevance in Contemporary Culture

Monday, October 28, 2019
8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Nasher Sculpture Center & Crow Museum of Asian Art
Moderated by Dr. Zannie Voss, Director of SMU DataArts

  • Eduardo Diaz, Director, Smithsonian Latino Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Elizabeth Méndez Berry, Director, Voice, Creativity and Culture, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
  • Mike O'Bryan, Director, Youth and Young Adult Initiatives, The Village for Arts and Humanities, Philadelphia, PA

Arts and cultural organizations across the country are striving to increase their footprint of relevance, appeal and representation in an often-indifferent world. How can we be more proactive and nimble as we seek to matter more to more people? With the help of three change-makers leading innovation in our field, this year’s TACA Perforum will explore the arts’ relevance in contemporary culture and examine the value of learning, journalism, and inclusion in the arts.

8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast | Nasher Sculpture Center
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion | Nasher Sculpture Center
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Breakout Sessions | Crow Museum of Asian Art

Space is limited. Registration required.

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