Art, Audiences, Money will explore what kind of world we want to live in and the role that culture can play in that world with provocations on potential routes forward for the cultural sector at this critical time.
Running from 10am to 5pm, the conference will comprise of five hour-long sessions with highlights including:
Philanthropy as a Life Skill, chaired by Lyn Gardner (theatre critic, children’s novelist and journalist), with panellists: Dr Alison Body (Lecturer in Philanthropic Studies at the University of Kent), Liz O’Sullivan (Arts Manager at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust) and Caroline McCormick (Achates Philanthropy Foundation Chair).
Pay to Play, a discussion around value on engagement with the arts, chaired by Dave Moutrey (Director & Chief Executive at HOME and Director of Culture for Manchester City Council) with panellists: Henny Finch (Executive Director of Donmar Warehouse), Tarek Iskander (Artistic Director & CEO of Battersea Arts Centre) and Javaad Alipoor (artist & writer).
Rewriting the Rulebook, a discussion about disrupting old models with panellists: Anisa Morridadi (Founder & CEO of Beatfreeks), Abdul Shayek (Artistic Director & Joint CEO of Tara Arts) and Fionnuala Kennedy (co-founder of MACHA Productions).
Places are free, but restricted to two per organisation, with priority given to non-governmental organisations.
Full schedule: http://www.achatesprize.co.uk/ewExternalFiles/achatesconference_schedule_5oct20.pdf