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United Arts Council

Learning Lunch: Making the Arts Indispensable

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016, Noon-2 p.m.

Location: United Arts office, 410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170, Raleigh

Doug Borwick, CEO with ArtsEngaged, will discuss ways for artists and arts organizations to engage effectively with the community.

Doug Borwick is an artist. He holds the Ph.D. in Music Composition from the Eastman School of Music and is an award-winning member of ASCAP. He gained experience as an arts administrator and producer working with the Arts Council of Rochester (NY) and through founding and leading the NC Composers Alliance in the mid-1980s. Dr. Borwick is an educator, having served for nearly thirty years as Director of the Arts Management and Not-for-Profit Management Programs at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. 

And Dr. Borwick is a leading advocate for community engagement in the arts. He is author of Engaging Matters, a blog for ArtsJournal, author/editor of Building Communities, Not Audiences: The Future of the Arts in the U.S., and author of Engage Now! A Guide to Making the Arts Indispensable. Barry Hessenius, author of Barry’s Blog and former Director of the California Arts Council and former President of the California Assembly of Local Arts Agencies, has described him as “the spokesperson for the importance and value of community engagement. [He] provides tools and thinking to improve your organization's operations in this area.”

Brown bag lunch and United Arts provides beverages. RSVP to [email protected].

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PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 839-1498
Fax: (919) 839-6002