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2017 Summit Resources

Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Summit 2017


2017 Summit Report
 (PDF)
A recap of presentations and discussion from the 2017 Summit.

 

Presenters & Resources

Telling Our Story: Cultural Tourism & Engaging Our Communities
Trevor Tkach, Traverse City Tourism
Brian Lawson, Crystal Mountain
Susan Wenzlick, OrdinaryVirtues.com    
Joe Voss, Creative Many Michigan    
Facilitated by Renee Hintz, Michigan Legacy Art Park

Resources:
Michigan Tourism
•   Traverse City Tourism Presentation (Trevor Tkach)
•   www.traversecity.com
•   Pure Michigan Tourism Resource Sheet 
•   Adding Some Passion To Pure MichiganPassions – New focus for tourism in Michigan

Creative Many
•    www.creativemany.org
•    Creative State Michigan - 2017 Nonprofit Report
•    Creative State Michigan - Creative Industries Report, 2016

Community Building, Program Planning & Placemaking
•   Planning for 'Anyone' or 'Everyone' Presentation (Susan Wenzlick)
•   www.ordinaryvirtues.com
•   Placemaking: for anyone or everyone?
•   Best. Collabortion. Ever.
•   Name Our Ship Something Nice
•   Return of Boaty

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (Drew Buchholz, Board Chair)
•   MCACA Overview & Grants:
•   MCACA Minigrants, Region 2 (NW Michigan):

Americans for the Arts
•   Resources (research, advocacy, marketing, and much more)
 

The Power of Our Networks
Seth Bernard, Earthwork Music
www.earthworkmusic.com
 

Making It As a Professional Artist in Northern Michigan
Seth Bernard, Earthwork Music
www.earthworkmusic.com
Shanny Brooke, Higher Art Gallery
www.higherartgallery.com
Richard Kooyman, Richard Kooyman Studio
www.richardkooymanart.com
Glenn Wolff, Glenn Wolff Studio
www.glennwolff.com
Facilitated by Sarah Bearup-Neal, Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios
 

Why We Love & Do What We Do – Art/Work/Community
Amanda Kik, Co-Director, Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, & Co-convener, NW Michigan Arts & Culture Network
www.crosshatch.org


Shaping the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network – Next Steps & Action Planning
Bill Palladino, CEO, Taste the Local Difference & Co-Chair, Food & Farming Network
www.localdifference.org
 

 

 

Testimonial

Elise, Sarah and Elizabeth of Networks Northwest really made the Speak-Up Kalkaska Event successful, and we look forward to our continued partnership in completing the cooperative Master Plan Process.

Cash Cook, Kalkaska DDA Director