As arts funders and advocates struggle to make connections between arts programs, businesses and the civic agenda, we still suffer for lack of a clearer vision of what a creative community looks like. In his remarks, Alan Brown will offer a potential model for building “creative capital” in cities and communities across the U.S.
Alan Brown, Principal, WolfBrown, is a researcher and consultant in the arts industry, and author of numerous studies on audience behaviors and patterns of cultural participation.
Co-hosted with the National Endowment for the Arts and the University of Chicago's Office of Civic Engagement.
The University of Chicago presents Future of the City: The Arts Symposium, a one-day gathering of leaders who are shaping the cultural landscape of Chicago and beyond.