267 Western Ave
Allston MA 02134
Tuesday, October 23rd
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Come join us for an evening of conversation with five incredible women working in different
ways to shape the future of Boston's art community. You’ll hear from speakers who are
reporting from institutional and grassroots perspectives on the city’s arts landscape, as well as
leaders from the city government and the community. All who are working to create spaces and opportunities to build a more inclusive and equitable arts culture for the city.
This event is free and open to the public.
Catherine T. Morris, Founder, Curator & Executive Director of Boston Art and Music Soul
(BAMS) Fest, Inc.
Maria Garcia, Senior Editor, The ARTery at WBUR
Kara Elliott-Ortega, Chief of Arts + Culture for the City of Boston
Amber + Daughter of Contrast, Hosts of Podcast HoodGrown Aesthetics
Moderator: Palace Shaw, Podcast Garage Intern + Host of The Whitest Cube Podcast
5:15 - 5:30 - Panelists arrive and are familiarized with set up, introduced to each other.
6:00 - 6:20 - Guests arrive and mingle
6:30 - Panel begins, each panelist introduces themselves and their work
Guiding questions: What is your work, and what do you feel your role is in the
arts in Boston.
6:45 - 7:20 - Moderated question/conversation portion
7:20 - 8:00 - Panelists answer questions from the audience
8:00-8:30 - Mingle/ Soft closing