"Making it Work: Creating Opportunity and Community through the Arts." All great arts programs start with a moment of inspiration, but that's just the beginning of the story. What happens next? How does a big idea become a big deal in the intersection of contemporary art and community? This panel discussion will investigate the nuts and bolts of art programs that not only work, but work really well. Reception to follow.
Jason Franz: founder, curator and executive director at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati; Brian Counihan: Artist, educator, instigator, collaborator, from Marginal Arts Festival and the Liminal Gallery in Roanoke; Susan Jennings: Arts and Culture Coordinator, City of Roanoke's Office of Arts and Culture and the Department of Economic Development