Merge Ahead • Christie Lecture and Arts Symposium
About the Conference
Merge Ahead: Exploring Connections between the Arts and Economic Development is a two day conference that will discuss the role of the arts in economic revitalization. Merge Ahead will feature Dr. Ann Markusen, Principal, Markusen Economic Research Services as well as local artists, entrepreneurs, and key players in the Lancaster region's economic scene.
All events listed are free and open to the public. Tickets are required for Social, Cultural, and Financial Ties: Innovating Economies through the Arts, and may be picked up at the Winter Visual & Performing Arts Center the day of the symposium, or ahead of time by calling (717) 872-3811 or visiting MUTicketsOnline.com
Join Dr. Ann Markusen, Principal, Markusen Economic Research Services as she presents “Creative Placemaking,” a discussion of arts and cultural organizations, cultural industries, and creative placemaking and an exploration of the intersection between culture and urban/regional development.