Huron County, Ontario – The County of Huron invites members of Huron County’s arts, heritage, and cultural sector to this year’s Cultural Summit to discuss preparing Huron’s cultural community for the future.
The theme of this year’s summit is, Our Creative Landscape: Preparing Huron’s Cultural Community for the Future Now. The summit will be held on November 25, at the Bayfield Town Hall and will feature keynote addresses, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities for individuals and organizations from Huron’s cultural sector.
Highlights of the Summit sessions include:
- Winning at Grant-Writing: Who’s got the money and how do we get it?
Anne Frost, Program Coordinator for the Arts Administration/Cultural Management Program at Humber College, shares tips and tricks of successful grant-writing.
- Creative Placemaking Activates Safe and Welcoming Community Spaces
Cultural Planning Manager Sam Mitjavile shares the learnings from research completed by STEPS Public Art and Toronto Metropolitan University into the social, cultural, and economic benefits of public art and the outcomes from some of the 600+ public art initiatives STEPS has facilitated across Canada.
Summit participants will also learn about emerging trends around volunteerism and they will contribute to an engagement process that will help the sector understand the scope of current cultural resources and inform a renewed plan for culture in Huron County.
Registration is $30 and includes admittance to all presentations, lunch, refreshments, and an opportunity to win a prize. Summit delegates will also emerge with a renewed energy and a refreshed outlook for the future of arts and heritage in the County.