To come to their 2nd Annual CSAA Arts Advocacy Day.
On Saturday, April 17th, the Charleston Student Advocates for the Arts will host members of the community to examine how the budget cuts to the arts will effect arts organizations in South Carolina, promote awareness of the impace and importance of advocating for the arts.
If nothing else, you should attend for a first hand view of the amazing new Marion and Wayland H. Cato Center for the Arts and Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. Arts Advocacy Day begins at 10 am and will wrap up with refreshments at the Halsey Institute by 12:30.
From the CSAA:
The Saturday morning summit will focus on the outcome of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s budget cuts (currently in the process of being determined) and the importance of being advocates for the arts both in times of security and crisis. The Panel will be made up of community arts leaders representing organizations that receive grant money from the SCAC, and, based on the outcome of the budget proposals by the State, the discussion will focus on how not having this grant money awarded will effect your organization’s budgeting process and your season’s programming. Prior to the Panel discussion, Scott Shanklin-Peterson, President of the South Carolina Arts Alliance will give a “Current Issues” presentation that will include an explanation of the budgeting process in South Carolina.
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Cato Center for the Arts & Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art are located at 161 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC
Saturday, April 17, 2010. 10am – 12:30 pm.