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Preconferences

Survive to Thrive: Supporting Artists from Crises to Recovery

Sunday, October 12
Spring Street Studios

This preconference is an examination of the readiness, response, and emergency support systems for artists.

Preconference begins with breakfast at 8:00 am, and departs the hotel at 8:45 am on Sunday.

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The Unique Practice of Arts Grantmaking

Sunday, October 12
Holocaust Museum Houston

This preconference is designed for trustees, foundation executives, and program staff, and will provide a fresh look at the unique aspects of arts grantmaking. Experienced funders from a range of funding organizations have developed a curriculum that reflects proven effective practices and is informed by current trends and technological advances.

Preconference begins with breakfast at 8:00 am, and departs the hotel at 8:45 am on Sunday.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Houston Museum Tour

Sunday, October 12

This special event is a chance to learn more about Houston’s thriving museum scene. We’ll begin with a late breakfast at the Hotel ZaZa Houston and then board shuttles that will take participants to several of Houston’s noted museums, including:

Preconference begins with brunch at 10:00 am, and departs the hotel at 10:45 am on Sunday.

Conference registrants may register guests for this tour.