This is an in-person event
Everyone who is interested in the arts is invited to the program to learn more about current arts issues, and new initiatives and concepts. The program begins at noon (check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.) with a luncheon and includes performance by Ollimpaxqui Ballet Folklorico, an artist’s statement by playwright Jonathan Norton, presentation of the Jac Alder Advocacy Award to Ann Williams, founder of Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and a 2021-2022 overview of the local arts by Jennifer Scripps, director of the City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture.
The afternoon concludes with a panel discussion, “Emergence: Dallas Arts After COVID-19,” with Terry Loftis of TACA, Dr. John Carlo of Prism Health North Texas, Sara Cardona of Teatro Dallas, and Craig Davis of Visit Dallas.
To provide a safe experience for all patrons, staff and artists, the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus has adopted COVID-19 safety guidelines, which includes a Code of Conduct requiring protective face masks at all times when not seated, regardless of vaccination status.