$65 – $500

2019 Common Field Convening

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Friends Center

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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From April 25 - 28, 2019, arts organizers from around the country will gather at the Common Field Convening for three days of dialogue, panels, workshops, practical and social exchanges exploring the state of the artist organization field. This will accompany dinners, performances, and thoughtful evening programming planned in collaboration with Philadelphia’s artist organization community. Learn more about Common Field and the Convening on our website.

Registration is required for each individual who wishes to attend the Common Field Convening. Common Field offers a range of registration fees beginning at $65 for a day pass, to $125 for a Convening Pass and more. Please review the information below for important details, and feel free to contact convening@commonfield.org with questions.

Check out the program on our website! More programming will be announced in the coming weeks – be sure to follow @commonfield on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter for notifications!

Pass Types
We offer two types of passes: the Convening Pass and the Day Pass.

Convening Pass: Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28, 2019
Members $125
Non-Members $150
Supporter $250
Advocate $500

Includes:
Admission to Thursday night Kick-Off Event
Access to all programming Friday - Sunday
Participation in Satellite Dinner Program on Friday (dinner provided)
Coffee, Breakfast, and Lunch on Friday + Saturday

Day Pass: Friday, April 26, 2019 or Saturday, April 27, 2019
Members $65
Non-Members $85

Includes:
Access to all programming on the selected day (including Satellite Dinner Program on Friday or Evening Party on Saturday)
Coffee, Breakfast, and Lunch on the selected day

Pre-Convening Programming on Thursday, April 26, 2019
Convening Passes do not include Pre-Convening programming on April 25, 2019. Once you have your Convening Pass, please visit this page to register for Pre-Convening programming.

Convening Cost
When considering what Convening Pass is best for you, please consider opting for a higher-tier pass or adding a donation to your pass if you are supported by an institution or otherwise have the means to give more. These funds go directly into supporting our presenters, local partners, and scholarship recipients. Common Field is a registered 501c3 organization.

Common Field is committed to keeping the Convening accessible and affordable to arts organizers across the country. With support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the arts and additional support from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, we are able to subsidize your tickets. Without support, the true cost of a convening ticket would approximately $700. Presenters and Local Partners are supported with free registration, an honorarium, a year of membership to the Common Field Network, and a travel stipend if applicable. Common Field also awards 25 fully funded scholarships to fund travel and registration costs for national organizers who otherwise would be unable to attend the Convening.

Schedule at a Glance
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Optional Pre-Convening Programming
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Kick-Off Party at Christ Church Neighborhood House

Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Convening Sessions, Breakfast, and Lunch onsite at Friends Center
7:30 p.m. Satellite Dinners (dinner provided)

Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Convening Sessions, Breakfast, and Lunch onsite at Friends Center
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Convening Party at Crane Arts Building

Sunday, April 28, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Local Partner-planned programming across Philadelphia

Network Member Discount
Common Field Network Members receive a discount on Convening passes. Already a member, or an employee of a member organization? Just have your member profile link ready when you check-out to receive member pricing.

Become a Member Today!
As a Common Field Network Member, you benefit from accessing a wide range of resources and connecting to more than 600 arts organizations and organizers across the US. You also save $25 on your ticket price. As a Network Member, you can make a profile and add yourself to the national map, can post listings for opportunities and announcements, access resources, toolkits, and more! Learn more about the Common Field Network and join today here at commonfield.org/join.


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