Splinter is so excited to share it’s message through dance this coming Friday evening, Oct. 12th, as part of the Arts & Social Change Symposium ~ happening this weekend at Seattle Center! Evening program starts at 6:30pm with a dessert reception, artist showcase begins at 7:30 at the Intiman Theater Playhouse.
The Arts & Social Change Symposium is “a regional symposium for arts administrators, artists, social service professionals, government representatives, and social justice leaders from around the Pacific Northwest. We will address the role that diverse arts play in creating awareness, inspiring understanding and developing policies to address cultural equity and social change.
It is an “inter-agency effort among Washington State Arts Commission/The Wallace Foundation, 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Seattle Center and Festál, Seattle Office for Civil Rights, and The Association of American Cultures, a national arts advocacy organization. Special thanks to the Boeing Company for their support.
Attending Arts & Social Change gives you the opportunity to:
* Inspire – inspire action and activism; motivate for change.
* Participate – have dialogue; make recommendations for systemic and social change.
* Learn – gain new awareness; listen, participate, communicate, share, and engage.
* Build Community – connect with artists, arts administrators, social service professionals, government representatives, and social justice leaders. This two-day event features local and national speakers from agencies including Shunpike, Reel Grrls, Art Corps, as well as artists, critics and cultural organizers including Fernando Argosino (Alay ng Kultura sa Katipunan para sa Kalayaan), Deborah Faye Lawrence (artist and educator), Susan Platt (art historian), quiet Theatre, and Jen Graves (visual art writer, The Stranger), and more! Visit our website for a full schedule of events“