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Third Keynote for CONFLUENCE Announced! James Mayer of CA FWD

Providing us with a 30,000-level view of what the future holds for all of us as Californians, CONFLUENCE is pleased to announce that our Tuesday keynote speaker will be Jim Mayer, President and CEO of California Forward, a bipartisan public interest effort to bolster democracy and improve the performance of government in California. Jim was part … Continue reading

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Updated CONFLUENCE Schedule as of 9/12/16

Schedule as of September 12, 2016 (subject to change) Downloadable PDF version here:  confluence-2016-prelim-schedule-for-website-update-9-12-16 Monday, September 26, 2016 Venue: Sacramento Convention Center  8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.        Continental Breakfast (included in registration) 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.        Registration Open 8:30 a.m.– 10 a.m.             California Arts Council State-Local Partners Meeting (Attendance required for representatives of … Continue reading

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CONFLUENCE 2016: Roundtable Discussion Topics Announced

We are only 2 1/2 weeks away from CONFLUENCE 2016!  Have you registered yet?  Don’t delay–do it now!  Come learn with us & share with us your own best practices! We are pleased to announce our Roundtable discussion topics & leaders: A Game Changer: The Arts Education Data Project – Patricia Wayne, Director Create CA … Continue reading

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CONFLUENCE 2016: 2 Keynote Speakers Announced!

Nina Simon and Marc Bamuthi Joseph have been announced as keynote speakers for CONFLUENCE 2016!  ‪#‎CAstateofcreativity‬ ‪#‎CALovestheArts ‬ Conference registration & information link. Nina Simon is an internationally-recognized expert on active community participation in cultural institutions and has been named a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian Magazine for her innovative approach to design. Nina received the … Continue reading

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CONFLUENCE 2016: A Statewide Arts Convening – “Better Together – Best Practices from the Field” – Registration is Now Open!

Californians for the Arts is pleased to announce that registration is now open for CONFLUENCE 2016, taking place September 26-27 in Sacramento! Here you will find an overview of the statewide arts convening, FAQs, and online registration. Here you may view and like our Facebook event page for Confluence. CONFLUENCE 2016 will feature discussions by … Continue reading