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Arts Innovation Summit

Arts Innovation Summit – Queer Arts in Northeast Ohio

Learn about the intersection of arts organizations and LGBTQIA+ individuals and organizations in Northeast Ohio.

Get a first look at the results of the LGBTQIA+ Artists Survey completed by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland and BW and learn about ways to create a more robust and interconnected arts ecosystem in Northeast Ohio, including examples of successful arts initiatives for and with LGBTQIA+ individuals and artists in our community.

Participants and panelists include:

  • Colin Anderson, Director of Production, Dobama Theatre
  • Bryan Bowser, Associate Dean for Theatre Arts & Entrepreneurship, Baldwin Wallace University
  • Gulnar Feerasta, Senior Director of Programs, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
  • Mike Obertacz, Executive Director, Near West Theatre
  • Jill Marie Paulsen, Executive Director, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
  • Kelly Pontoni, Collections Registrar, Artists Archive of the Western Reserve

This eighth summit is produced in partnership with BW Arts Management & Entrepreneurship, BW LaunchNET, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Event is free and open to the public.
No tickets required.