State of Arts & Economy (Houston)
October 20, 2017 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
About the Event:
Learn about the impact the arts and our cultural institutions have on Houston at the State of Arts & Economy. Enjoy this very special collaboration between the Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Arts Alliance with featured performances by Apollo String Quartet, Poet Laureate Deborah Mouton, and maybe a surprise or two.
The State of Arts & Economy gives a brief analysis of the recently released Arts & Economic Prosperity impact report on Houston by the Americans for the Arts and a "fireside chat" focusing on Houston's perspective on the arts and its connection to our economy.
Featured speakers include:
- Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy, Americans for the Arts
- Gary Tinterow, Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
- Bobby Tudor, Chairman, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
- Mike Waterman, President, Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau