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Oregon Arts Summit: Creating Impact

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Hilton Portland Downtown

921 Southwest 6th Ave.

Portland, OR 97204, USA

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Oregon Arts Summit 2017
50th Anniversary
Creating Impact: Art and Civic Engagement
Presented by: Oregon Arts Commission

Featuring:
The Governor's Arts Awards (click to RSVP)
Keynote Speaker Tony Kushner

Celebrating 50 years of the Oregon Arts Commission, this special Summit brings together artists and leaders from around the state to discuss the arts and civic engagement. Join us for connection, community-building and insight! This summit features the return of the Governor's Arts Awards celebrating arts leaders from around the state, an incredible keynote conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and special guests, slam-poet and musician Mic Crenshaw and Randy Cohen speaking on the Arts Economic Prosperity 5 Study. Performances by Poel Laureate Elizabeth Woody, jazz great Darrell Grant, singer Edna Vazquez, BRAVO Youth Orchestras and PHAME Choir—with special guest, Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award-winning teacher Rachel Harry. Breakout sessions will focus on equity, economic impact, education and creativity. This is your chance to be inspired, develop tools and build relationships that will strengthen the fabric of the Oregon arts community!

Oregon Arts Commission works to create an economically vital Oregon, full of vibrant communities and innovative thinkers, strengthened by healthy trade and tourism.

7AM Registration Opens
8AM Governor's Arts Awards
Free event – RSVP required (CLICK HERE to RSVP)
9:30AM 50th Anniversary Oregon Arts Summit
$95 – Includes lunch
$25 – Student Ticket
Scholarships available
ASL interpretation provided

Speakers:
Governor Kate Brown
MOsley WOtta
Elizabeth Woody
Tony Kushner
Todd Looby
Richard Herskowitz
Doug Whyte
Rachel Harry
Tamara Lynne
Darrell Grant
Edna Vazquez
Carlos Kalmar
Randy Cohen
Lara Davis
Regan Pro
S. Renee Mitchell
Mic Crenshaw

Performers:
BRAVO Youth Orchestras + Darrell Grant
PHAME Choir
Edna Vazquez
Mic Crenshaw

Scholarship Information:
If you are an Oregon resident, you live more than 100 miles from Portland and the cost to travel to the Summit is prohibitive, you can apply for a scholarship. This will give you a registration waiver and will provide free Summit registration. CLICK HERE to apply before September 29. If approved, you will be emailed a code to register with. Scholarships are limited and prioritization will be given to OAC grantees.

Hotel Information:
To book a room at the Hilton Portland Downtown, visit www.portland.hilton.com and enter the three letter code: OAC into the Group / Convention Code box as you are making the reservation. Or call 1-800-HILTONS and speak with a reservations agent to book a room. In order to receive the group rate, reservations must be made by September 5, 2017.

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Full refund available if canceled on or before October 3, 2017.

Oregon Arts Commission is based in Salem, Oregon, USA.

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Hilton Portland Downtown

921 Southwest 6th Ave.

Portland, OR 97204, USA

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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