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Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit
June 21 - June 22
Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit (Appalachian region)
When: Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 on Friday
Where: Clay Center for Arts & Sciences of West Virginia, Charleston, WV
Who: The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking in partnership with ArtPlace America
Why: Certification maintenance credits will be offered. For more information on the content of the summit please visit cplsummit.org/appalachia
PA Chapter members receive a 10% discount (code PENNSYAPA10)
The Appalachian region is full of tradition and a rich cultural history. This conference will discuss ways in which small rural communities can address creative placemaking in a way that is socially and geographically relevant to them. This conference hopes to serve West Virginia, northern Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, eastern Ohio, western New York, eastern Pennsylvania, western Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Topics include building arts in rural and isolated areas, creative placemaking in post-industrial communities, mapping assets, and protecting the ethos of a community. Artists, municipal officials, real estate professionals, and economic and policy development professionals are encouraged to attend.