september, 2018

25sep12:30 pm5:00 pmArtChangeUS REMAP: Twin Cities


Event Details

ArtChangeUS REMAP: Twin Cities is the sixth in a series of nationwide convenings designed to spark deep discussions and new approaches to creativity, cultural equity and community benefits. A free afternoon session designed for institutions, organizers, artists and community members closes out a three-day conference, which will be attended by those who seek equitable, sustainable arts-driven change and aim to add more insightful methods and new perspectives to their work. The community forum will be held from 12:30-5pm on Tuesday, September 25 at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
The public is invited to attend a roundtable from 1-3pm, featuring Twin Cities Theaters of Color Coalition and Racial Equity Funders Collaborative members, including Bdewakantunwan Dakota public historian Kate Beane (Flandreau Santee Sioux), Penumbra Theatre Artistic Director Sarah BellamyThe Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations Program Officer Sharon DeMarkHRK Foundation Executive Director Kathleen Fluegel, Teatro del Pueblo Artistic Director Alberto JustinianoDoris Duke Charitable Foundation Program Director for the Arts Maurine KnightonArtspace President Kelley LindquistThe McKnight Foundation Arts Program Officer & Director of Artist Fellowships Arleta LittlePangea World Theater Artistic Director Dipankar MukherjeeMu Performing Arts Artistic Director Randy ReyesJerome Foundation Program Director Eleanor SavageBush Foundation Community Creativity Portfolio Director Erik TakeshitaGrantmakers in the Arts President & CEO Eddie TorresArtChangeUS Director Roberta UnoNew Native Theatre Founder & Artistic Director Rhiana Yazzie and others. Artistic shares by visual artist Dyani White Hawk and performance by Ikidowin Youth Theater Ensemble are also featured.
Then, from 3-5pm, attendees – joined by roundtable artists and funders – will have the opportunity to participate in dynamic small group discussions on advancing cultural equity inside institutions. The session will be kicked off with an introduction on Cultural Community Benefits Principals tools and approaches by Creative Many Director of Creative Industries Cézanne Charles. Participants will learn about best practices applicable to their own organizations.
Attendance to the September 25 afternoon session is free but registration is required through Eventbrite or at


(Tuesday) 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Minneapolis Institute of Art

2400 S 3rd Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404