February 2019

September 27, 2020

Creative Communities

Tom Borrup, Ph.D. is a leader and innovator in creative community building–leveraging cultural and other community assets to advance economic, social, civic, and physical development of place-based communities. Consulting with cities, foundations, and nonprofits across the U.S, his approach integrates the arts, economic development, urban planning and design, civic engagement, and animation of public space. […]

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September 27, 2020

Importance of Apprenticeship Programming

The Maine Crafts Association, in partnership with the Maine Arts Commission, offers a statewide apprentice program for contemporary craft practitioners. The program serves to celebrate the role of the master/apprentice relationship as a way to generate creative entrepreneurship through the cultural sector. CAP addresses the need in Maine for developing sustainability and resiliency in the […]

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September 27, 2020

Brickstorming

This workshop will focus on helping creative professionals to understand the impact of using their creativity in their business and marketing development.

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September 27, 2020

Table Topic Discussions

1. Craft Apprenticeships – How they serve the larger craft community – Sadie Bliss & Julie Horn 2. Fostering Creativity in Youth – The how and why of developing a creative mind – Dr. Peter Gamwell 3. Breaking Down Creative Sector Barriers – Robert Bernard 4. What “Artrepreneurship” means – How creative entrepreneurs are different […]

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September 27, 2020

Keynote

Dr. Peter Gamwell has been described as one of the most knowledgeable and thought provoking presenters on individual and organizational learning, leadership and creativity in Canada and beyond. Peter has advised multiple levels of government, private industry, municipalities and not-for- profit, – as well as the education sector. ‘If we are going to make our […]

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September 27, 2020

Robert Bernard

Robert Bernard is a business owner of Diversity Management Group (DMG), an Indigenous consulting firm which is based out of We’koqma’q First Nation in beautiful Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Since starting his business in 2000 DMG has created numerous partnerships with one goal in mind – to help create capacity building opportunities for Indigenous people, […]

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