Tuesday, August 28, 9:00am-10:00 am - Raphael 1, Bellagio Las Vegas
HEATHER SILVA is the Programming Manager at UCSB Arts & Lectures, the largest multi-disciplinary presenting organization on California's Central Coast, which presents over 150 public performances and lectures each year in Santa Barbara. In addition to her work at Arts & Lectures, Heather is also the current Board President of California Presenters, a non-profit consortium of CA-based presenting organizations serving 100+ members and overseeing an annual conference. From 2004 - 2013, Heather also curated the Forum Lounge, a monthly performance art program featuring multidisciplinary artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara and was the Artistic Director of the MCASB's On Edge Festival from 2013 - 2015. Heather holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Notre Dame and a M.A. in Art History/Museum Studies from the University of Southern California.