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Friday, June 2 • 9:45am - 11:15am
Sustainability and Culture: Innovations and Best Practices

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Sustainability and Culture: Innovations and Best practices
Dee Boyle-Clapp, Ben Twist, Ian Garrett

The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts defines sustainability as the intersection of environmental balance, socialequity, economic stability and a strengthened cultural infrastructure. This workshop will discuss how to cohesively connect arts management with climate concerns, economic opportunity, and trimming an institutional bottom line. Featuring three arts leaders from three countries, this workshop will showcase the smart sustainability practices of arts organizations; innovations exemplified by the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award winners; case study highlights from three countries. Breakout exercises will help attendees integrate sustainable practice topic in their curricula, including how to create alliances, reward and recognize green innovations, and promote efforts to build community and donor support.

Speakers
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Dee Boyle-Clapp

Director, Arts Extension Service, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dee is the Director of the Arts Extension Service at UMass Amherst and teaches in AES’ arts management degree and certificate programs both online and on campus,. She co-founded the Arts Entrepreneurship Initiative and oversees the National Arts Policy Archive and Library. De... Read More →
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Ian Garrett

Assistant Professor of Ecological Design for Performance, Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts (US) / York University (CA)
Ian Garrett is designer, producer, educator, and researcher in the field of sustainability in arts and culture. Ian is the co-founder and director of the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts (C Ian Garrett is designer, producer, educator, and researcher in the field of sus... Read More →
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Ben Twist

Director, Creative Carbon Scotland
Ben has over 25 years’ experience of producing events and running permanent and temporary venues in the cultural sector, working at all scales and on all sides of the business, from content development to staff and financial management. He has taught at Edinburgh University, th... Read More →


Friday June 2, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
QMU Montgomery Room Queen Margaret Dr, Musselburgh EH21 6UU, UK

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