Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15
From a press release:
The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present a free panel discussion, “Nurturing and Sustaining Yourself in the Nonprofit and Arts World,” in the Ladies Parlor at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
A reception, featuring light appetizers and the music of the Tyler Dempsey Trio, will take place from noon-1 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton).
The goal of the program is to provide a perspective on the challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit and art world and how to craft successful strategies to excel in those arenas.
The featured speakers, who will share their expertise on creating a sustainable model for longterm success, include Gabrielle Senza, a visual artist who launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund her installation at the Everhart Museum of National History, Science and Art in Scranton in 2011; Tracy Pratt, manager of development at Johnson College in Scranton; and Maria Wilson, executive director of the Waverly Community House, where a wide range of arts and community events are offered.
The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department was formed in 2004 and is supported through an education and culture fee that generates approximately $1.2 million for use in enhancing the county’s quality of life. The office offers community grants, public arts programming, workshops, and lectures and oversees the operation of the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum in Scranton.
For questions on the program, contact the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department at 570-963-6590, ext. 102, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.