Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 17

9:00 am Single Day Preconferences
  • Art and Social Justice
  • Arts and Education: “Assessing Student Learning in the Arts:
    What Do Funders Need to Know?”
  • Support for Individual Artists: “Artists and Grantmakers:
    A Shared Enterprise”
5:30 pm Newcomers Reception
6:30 pm Opening Event at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
    Welcome to Chicago by Peter Sagal

Monday, October 18

8:00 am Breakfast Plenary
    Performance by Marc Kelly Smith
    Keynote by Rocco Landesman
    National Capitalization Project Introduction
10:15 am Capitalization Breakouts
11:45 am Luncheon Plenary
    Keynote by Joi Ito
2:00 pm Breakout sessions
4:00 pm Breakout sessions
6:30 pm Dine-arounds
9:00 pm Grantmakers Cabaret

Tuesday, October 19

8:00 am Breakfast Roundtables
9:30 am Breakout sessions
11:30 am Luncheon Plenary
    Keynote by Aaron Dworkin
    Performance by the Catalyst Quartet
2:00 pm Off-site sessions
6:30 pm Depart for dinner at the National Museum of Mexican Art

Wednesday, October 20

8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Breakout sessions
10:30 am Closing Brunch Plenary
    Keynote by Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Performance TBA