SAACA

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Muralist, Mandolinist, and a Puppeteer – Collaborations through the Artists’ Eyes
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Gila, Tucson Convention Center

Matt Rolland, Director of Programs for SAACA and fiddler for Run Boy Run, hosts a conversation on artistic collaboration with three artists from distinct traditions that blur the lines of creative boundaries. Kevin Larkin, a recent transplant to Tucson from…

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Building a Sewn Product Brand for a Hyper-Niche Market
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Greenlee, Tucson Convention Center

Join us for an interactive panel discussion from Pima Community College Fashion Design students! Once you’ve identified your hyper-niche customer, how do you take your brand to the next phase? Listen and ask questions of those who are focusing their…

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Guided Masterclass: Storytelling, An Artists Bio Writing Session
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Maricopa, Tucson Convention Center

An artist, chef or musician’s biography is never finished for long. Like your resume, it should be revised regularly as your work changes and you find new ways of expressing what you are doing. So get good at writing them!…

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Collaboration is Key
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 14:00 pm - 14:45 pm
Location: Grand Lobby, Tucson Convention Center

A moderated discussion on how collaboration has been at the root of transforming the community of Toledo, through integrated and intentional collaboration.

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Building CATALYST
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Gila, Tucson Convention Center

The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance is proud to announce that in late Fall 2019, the 14,000 square foot CATALYST Arts & Maker Space will open it’s doors to the community at the Tucson Mall. Learn more about this…

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Creative Placemaking
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 15:00 pm - 15:45 pm
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Creative Placemaking is an evolving field of practice that intentionally leverages the power of the arts, culture and creativity to serve a community’s interest while driving a broader agenda for change, growth and transformation in a way that also builds…

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Packaging Your Product -Graphic Design Insider Tips
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Despite the old saying, most of us do judge a book by its cover…or a wine by its label. Attractive packaging design is critical for a products success, but what goes into making the correct choices? In this session hear…

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Largest Canvas ever! Tucson Murals
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Beautiful murals are a signature element of Tucson. Murals can create a sense of place, and are essential contribution for building creative communities. In this session you will connect with some of our regions most well regarded mural artists to…

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Building Beautiful Cities: Making Your Mark with Public Art.
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 16:00 pm - 16:45 pm
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Public art is critical for cities and can be a phenomenal experience for the artists who make them. However, many artists are unfamiliar with the process of applying for and successfully winning public art grants and bids. In this panel…

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Designing A Plan of Action to help you secure a Future in the AZ Art World and Beyond
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 14:00 pm - 14:45 pm
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

The gallery world is in a time of flux and many artists are looking for unique approaches to sharing their work with new audiences. Join professional Arizona artist Barbara Rogers for a discussion on becoming more empowered as a contemporary…

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Beyond the Big Box Store: Sourcing as Your Grow
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Greenlee, Tucson Convention Center

As you begin to work on designs and prototyping for fashion, samples are a critical element of the creative and business process. When you explore fabric options before the design phase, you have the flexibility to adapt ideas based on…

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Artrepeneurs: Real Life Strategies for a Changing Art Market
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 15:00 pm - 15:45 pm
Location: Gila, Tucson Convention Center

Today’s creative entrepreneurs have a lot of options when it comes to bring their work to new markets, from licensing agreements to digital commerce. Like all entrepreneurs, knowing your customer, how to communicate to them, and how to meet their…

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Musicpreneur Accelerator Program: Session 1
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 08:30 am - 09:45 am
Location: Apache, Tucson Convention Center

Learn to accelerate your music career and become a musicpreneur during the Music Accelerator at the Creative Conference at TENWEST. You’ll develop a 6 – 12-month success strategy to change your mindset, attract more fans, explode your online presence and…

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Musicpreneur Accelerator Program: Session 2
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 16:00 pm - 16:45 pm
Location: Gila, Tucson Convention Center

Learn to accelerate your music career and become a musicpreneur during the Music Accelerator at the Creative Conference at TENWEST. You’ll develop a 6 – 12-month success strategy to change your mindset, attract more fans, explode your online presence and…

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Guided Masterclass: Websites
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 16:00 pm - 16:45 pm
Location: Maricopa, Tucson Convention Center

A clear, attractive website is a must-have for all creative professionals and thankfully you can achieve one. However, many creative professionals procrastinate on developing their brand and their website — tackling these can feel monumental! There are ton of tools…

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Sustainable Fashion
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 14:00 pm - 14:45 pm
Location: Greenlee, Tucson Convention Center

Sustainable clothing is a critical influence in today’s fashion industry and modern life. Ethical fashion refers to the use of fabrics derived from eco-friendly resources as well as how these fabrics are made. As fashion designer’s attempt to become more…

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Fashion for Profit Workshop
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 15:00 pm - 16:45 pm
Location: Greenlee, Tucson Convention Center

The fashion Industry is exciting but very complex. Anyone creating a new brand needs to fully understand the many steps to launching a new line. This seminar will explain all the many important components that go into creating a successful…

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Creative Mornings Plenary: Disrupt Yourself, Discover Your Flow
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 08:30 am - 09:45 am
Location: Copper Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

The creative professional is in constant danger of talking themselves into stagnation. As a matter of course, we erect mental barriers that both protect and limit us. Carrie Seid, a nationally recognized fine artist, has not only been there personally…

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Guided Masterclass: Branding
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 15:00 pm - 15:45 pm
Location: Maricopa, Tucson Convention Center

As a creative, your brand is your reputation and one of the strongest tools you have at your disposal for building your audiences and your bottomline. In this Guided Masterclass you will hear from brand experts who will walk through…

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Creative Conference Keynote Luncheon: Growing an Arts Community through Collaboration
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 12:00 pm - 13:45 pm
Location: Copper Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

Join Executive Director of Arts Commission of Greater Toledo Marc D. Folk for a peek under the hood of how he has helped to built a vibrant creative economy in the unexpected “second-city” of Toledo, Ohio. This modern-day renaissance has…

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Guided Masterclass: Social Media Presence
Date: Oct 15, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Maricopa, Tucson Convention Center

Attendees of this Guided Masterclass will learn how to build a social media presence without getting overwhelmed! Designed specifically for creative professionals, entrepreneurs and freelancers, this training will cover a step-by-step process to maximize impact on social media using a…

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Where Need and Opportunity Meet: Using Advocacy, Data and Policy Literacy to Support Arts Education
Date: Oct 16, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Apache/Cochise, Tucson Convention Center

In order to access the support mechanisms that are available for arts education projects, activities and classes, stakeholders have to be literate in three key areas: Advocacy Data/Policy Literacy Available Opportunities for Artists, Arts Organizations and Educators

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The Art and Science of Making Musical Instruments
Date: Oct 16, 19
Time: 14:30 pm - 15:15 pm
Location: Apache/Cochise, Tucson Convention Center

Every musical instrument has 3 basic parts: an energy source, a resonator that vibrates, and a radiator that transmits the vibrations through the air to a listener’s ears. Generations of humans have created an amazing variety of instruments whose unique…

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