Institute Schedule

Sunday, May 5
3:00 pm Introductory Mixer/Ice Breaker
4:00 pm Keynote with Darrell Grant, Arts Leadership: In Search of a Radical Commonality
5:30 pm Opening Reception (included)
Monday, May 6
8:15 am Continental BREAKFAST (included)
10:00am  Making Theatre / Building Community: Three Case Studies in How Producing Theatre Companies are Engaging Community with speakers from Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Artist Repertory Theatre, Milagro Theatre, and Network of Ensemble Theaters
11:45 am LUNCH (included)
1:00 pm Streets to Stage: How Law Enforcement Is Learning Through Theater with Kevin Jones – August Wilson Red Door Project on Hands Up and Cop Out & Deputy Chief Bob Day of the Portland Police Bureau
2:30 pm BREAK
3:30 pm  Divertissements – Portland Style!
6:00 pm DINNER on your own
Tuesday, May 7
8:15 am  Continental BREAKFAST (included)
9:00 am Shuttle to Albina
9:30 am Walking the Soul District – Gentrification, Displacement & Reclamation in Northeast Portland with John Washington, Executive Director, Soul District Business Association. A walking tour of what was once the heart of Portland’s African American neighborhood. Note: Approximately 3-mile walk at leisurely pace.
12:00 pm  LUNCH (included)
1:30 pm Peer-to-Peer Support & Learning Session
3:30 pm Thinking, Making & Eating Chocolate: A visit with Sebastian Cisneros & Cloudforest
6:30 pm Shuttle
7:00 pm An Evening with Black & Tan Hall: DINNER by Seattle Chef Tarik Abdullah. Musical visit and conversation with Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons
Wednesday, May 8
8:15 am Continental BREAKFAST
9:00 am State budget and fiscal policy: what do they have to do with art?  with Alejandro Queral, Oregon Center for Public Policy
10:30 am Wrap-Up/Bringing it all Together/Closing Session


Subject to change.