Supported by Rutgers University-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), NJPAC and Prudential Financial, Inc.
October 9 (evening) & October 10, 2014 – Newark, NJ
To deepen and broaden the understanding of the efficacy of cultural investment as a stimulus of urban change.
In the last 30 years there has been an explosion of capital investment in urban cultural facilities. Seen as a lever for downtown revitalization, an “every city has to have one” trend has driven projects in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. But what is the real impact cultural organizations have on economic development in cities? This conference will focus on the qualitative and quantitative impact culturals have on cities. What has worked? What hasn’t? What are the lessons?
A conference for both academics and practitioners.
A conference for academics, nonprofit executives, leading funders, public officials, economic development professionals and others interested in arts institutions as stimulators of urban change.
Conference participation is by invitation only and limited to 125 attendees. If you are interested in attending, you must fill out the Inquiry Form.
Subsidized hotel rooms are available for the nights of October 9 and 10, 2014 at the Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102; Phone: 973-622-1000 x7208; Fax: 973-622-6410; http://www.rthotel.com. Rates are $99 plus tax for a room with one bed and $115 plus tax for a room with two beds. (The room with two beds has a maximum occupancy of 2 people; an additional $10 is required for each addtional person.) The rate expires on September 18, 2014. Use group code is 5779 when booking the room(s).
Discounted parking will be available at NJPAC.
If you are interested in proposing a panel presentation, please submit your proposed topic along with 250 words or less explaining what you would like to do to via the Proposal Submission Form.
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