Edmonds Businesses Invited to Arts Summit, Saturday, June 29
Monday, 17 June 2013 20:39

Edmonds Art Summit

What does it mean to be part of a thriving arts community? Do you already participate or are you looking for ways to be more involved? What are your big ideas about shaping the future for arts and culture in Edmonds?

Sign up now for the Edmonds Arts Summit on June 29th at the Edmonds Center for the Arts!

The Arts Summit is an opportunity to meet local artists and arts groups, see performances, explore new skills, and learn more about how the arts are a dynamic force in Edmonds. The Arts Summit is a free citywide gathering of the cultural arts community: a day for highlighting the scope and energy of the Edmonds arts scene.

Who should attend?
Anyone interested in the key role that arts and culture play in Edmonds.


  • Morning keynote, The Arts Mean Business, by Randy Cohen, VP of Research & Policy at Americans for the Arts and a national expert on the role of arts in community and economic development;
  • Build your skills and get inspired with short sessions on traditional and social media, video promotion, funding, possibilities for collaboration and partnership, and more;
  • Browse the resource tables at lunchtime, enjoy short performances, and learn about the many arts activities in our community;
  • Join a facilitated session in the afternoon and shape the future for arts and culture in Edmonds and voice your ideas about the future;
  • Plan to stay for more creative conversation at an after hours event in the lobby with jazz performance by some of our talented high school musicians.

Reserve your place now for this gathering of the arts in Edmonds! The event is free but registration is required. Register online: www.edmondsartscommission.org

The Arts Summit is presented by the City of Edmonds Arts Commission on behalf of Mayor Earling. Sponsors include Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds Landing, Hazel Miller Foundation, Washington State Arts Commission, Lynnwood Honda, Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, Windermere Real Estate Edmonds, Hubbard Family Foundation, Edmonds Community College, Swedish Edmonds, Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, Edmonds School District, Panera Bread, Port of Edmonds, and Economic Alliance of Snohomish County.

For more information about the conference or to find out how to get involved by volunteering at the event please email: sarah.cocker@edmondswa.gov


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