“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” - Pablo Picasso
What is the role of art in a society that worships money?
Join us for an enlightening and enlivening evening of music, conversation, and connection.
We'll hear from artists and community leaders who are changing the way we value the arts and actively engaging stakeholders, gamechangers, and communities to unite under the vision that art is a spiritual, political, and human act.
What to expect:
5:30pm Doors open for music and mingling
6:00pm-6:20pm Keynote by Elizabeth Maxwell
6:20pm-6:45pm Panel with guest artists
6:45pm-7:00pm Breakout group discussion
7:00-7:30pm Music performance by The Charade
* drinks and nibbles included
Elizabeth Maxwell is a writer, producer, performer, thinker, and hopelessly optimistic human being. Born into a family of jazz musicians in New Orleans, Elizabeth has a double undergraduate degree from Louisiana Scholars’ College in Humanities/Social Thought and Theatre/Dance. She currently runs the year-round national event series for SOCAP, the industry’s leading conference on the social capital markets and impact investing. She is also the Chief Dot Connector with the people-powered, non-governmental U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, current board member and former Artist Director of the international Art Monastery Project, and an active part of the Impact Hub network for social innovators. Based in Philadelphia, Liz can most frequently be found somewhere between progressive convenings, daytime dance parties, and scheming about strategic responses to our new era.