A Way Forward: Arts and Economic Development

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Photo: Al Zanyk

A Way Forward: Arts and Economic Development

A Panel with Rocco Landesman, Mayor Michael B. Coleman, Leslie H. Wexner, Douglas F. Kridler, and Julie Henahan

Mon, Sep 19, 2011 4 PM

This special event features a provocative conversation among Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts; Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman; Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and CEO of Limited Brands; and Douglas F. Kridler, president and CEO of The Columbus Foundation, with moderator Julie Henahan from the Ohio Arts Council. They will discuss the value of the creative sector in building attractive and competitive cities. Please join us in standing up for the arts, and express your enthusiasm for the prioritization of the arts in the mainstream planning of the future of our community. Admission is free, but reservations are required. A reception follows. Register for this free event.

This event is hosted by Charlotte P. Kessler; Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership; and Milt Baughman, president of GCAC.

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Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Reserve your tickets now for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, on view Sept 21–Dec 31. Learn more about the exhibition.

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)