The Fifth Biennial Pave Symposium: Art Entrepreneurship In, With and For Communities connects across multiple Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Initiatives, including “Projecting All Voices” and “Creative Placemaking.” Framed by an interactive workshop on Critical Response Process by Liz Lerman and John Borstel and anchored by keynote speeches by Carlton Turner, executive director of Alternate Roots, and Steven J. Tepper, dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the symposium will include concurrent sessions on theory, practice and pedagogy for arts entrepreneurship, especially as it relates to community engagement and creative placemaking. Special sessions include Maria Rosario Jackson in conversation with Michael Rohd, and Barbara Schaffer Bacon and Pam Korza on aesthetic frames for evaluating social impact. The schedule also includes field excursions to downtown Phoenix and downtown Mesa to tour creative placemaking initiatives with artists and arts administrators.
“One of the goals of the symposium is to get students, professors, artists, business leaders and the arts policy community together in one room and start talking about how arts entrepreneurs engage in and with communities,” said Linda Essig, director of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
The Fifth Biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts is sponsored in part by Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and The Kresge Foundation and presented in collaboration with the UW‐Madison Bolz Center for Arts Administration.