Fri, Jul 31 | Speaker Series - Online

Why the Arts Matter to Nevadans

Many Americans – especially lawmakers – think of the arts and arts education as a luxury. Now, more than ever, we can’t afford to live in a world without ART.
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Time & Location

Jul 31, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Speaker Series - Online

About the Event

Many Americans – especially lawmakers – think of the arts and arts education as a luxury. The truth is that we can’t afford to live in a world without ART. The arts aren’t just for artists. Art unifies, educates, and elevates our Northern Nevada community. Local experts discuss why the arts matter to Nevada and how they keep us connected to our past and help us envision the Nevada of tomorrow. Join us for this critical community conversation.

Speakers include:

Alexis Hill - Arts, Culture, and Events Manager for City of Reno

Geralda Miller - Executive Director, ArtSpot Reno

Mario Delarosa - Director of Latino Arte and Owner of Ahora Lation Journal

Maria Partridge - Burning Man Project

Joe C. Rock - Mural and Print Artis and Arts Activist

Join us July 31st @ 12 NOON for the Lunchtime WatchParty on the Truckee Meadows Tomorrow YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/39X2Gqb 

Visit www.truckeemeadowstomorrow.org/speakerseries for more information.

Join us in this monthly speaker series to learn about critical local issues that impact your quality of life here in the Truckee Meadows.  Each month we will focus on a specific different area of quality of life.  For July, we will take a deeper look at what our challenges and opportunities are regarding the importance of the arts in our community. 

This speaker series is made possible by the generous support of Renown Health Wells Fargo Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) City of Reno Government Arts and Cultural Commission OnStrategy CLA and NV Energy.

Get informed by attending the Nevada Tomorrow Community Data Exchange. Learn about this free, dynamic, easy to use, one-stop digital resource for access to community quality of life data. You will find up-to-date demographic, education, environmental, economic, health, social determinant and equity data that highlights trends, challenges and opportunities in our Nevada communities; hundreds of maps, tables and figures, and, promising practices. 

We hope to see you there!

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