State of the Arts 2018

Thu Apr 12
The Midway
04:30 PM
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You’re invited! April 12th, 2018 – Convene, share, learn, connect & celebrate!

BUILDING COLLECTIVE IMPACT – when we learn together and work collectively we develop more opportunities for change
LEARN – and engage with experts in arts and culture Bay Area-wideCONNECT – with artists, art administrators, supporters, policy makers, and advocates from a variety of disciplines and fieldsCELEBRATE – the arts and culture community in concert with colleagues and new connections

You are invited to the 1st annual State of the Arts 2018 - a half-day convening and celebration for the local arts and culture community. Join Bay Area artists, arts and culture workers, supporters and advocates to share knowledge, inspire, and celebrate. Join us to discuss the most pressing issues we face while living and working in the Bay Area, learn about opportunities to make change, and honor exemplary work in our field.
The event will include a ‘state of the arts’ address by local experts, a variety of breakout sessions designed with your interests in mind, an awards ceremony and networking and social hour.
Confirmed presenters:
Roberto Bedoya, Oakland Cultural Affairs ManagerTom DeCaigny, San Francisco Director of Arts and CultureLex Lefheit, Arts for a Better Bay Area co-founderHoney Mahogany, San Francisco Transgender Cultural District

Please invite your colleagues, friends and fellow advocates! Registration is required to attend.
(Registration fees include a year membership to Arts for a Better Bay Area, a local arts advocacy nonprofit and event host. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.)


  1. The Midway 900 Marin Street, San Francisco, CA