How can artists, arts administrators, and arts organizations best use creativity to empower and engage historically marginalized communities, creating relationships that are reciprocally beneficial and that bring about positive social change? That's what we want to discover collaboratively at this year's event!

WHERE: National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park

WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 10am-5pm.

VAE, Alamo Drafthouse, and the co-hosting organizations have all made a commitment to keep this event as accessible as possible and pooled our resources so we can offer this year's summit for the low, low price of zero dollars. We want you there!

CAPACITY: 150 people. Once we have sold out there will be a waiting list for interested people. It is likely that seats will become available so please sign up for the waiting list!


10-11am - Panel discussion
11am - 2pm- Facilitated conversation with lunch
2-3pm Speed Dates/ Swap Meet
3-4pm Cocktail Hour

Coffee, water, snacks and lunch provided.