OUR MEMBERS

Organizations

Individuals

NW MI Arts & Culture Network

Summit 2021: Advocacy & Engagement

Arts advocacy leaders, Deb Polich & Jill O’Neill, discuss efforts, strategies and opportunities to share our case for support to elected officialas and local leaders.

Breakout D:  Advocacy & Engagement
Presentations & Resources from the 2021 NW MI Arts & Culture Summit, 5/4/21

Deb Polich
CEO, Creative Washtenaw & Art Train;
Michigan Advocacy Captain, Americans for the Arts

Jill O’Neill
Executive Director, Great Lakes Performing Center for the Arts
Board, Michigan Independent Venue & Promoters Association
Board, Cultural Advocacy Network of Michigan

See Deb Polich’s presentation – Link Here

See Jill O’Neill’s presentation – Link Here

Americans for the Arts Arts Action Summit 2021 Congressional Handbook – Link Here

Why the Arts Matter to Michigan – Link Here

10 Reasons to Support the Arts in 2021 (R Cohen, AFTA) – Link Here

Crafting Your Message – Link Here

PO Box 1859
Traverse City, MI
49685

Our Members

Organizations

Charlevoix Circle of Arts

Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology

Dennos Museum Center

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts

Good Hart Artist Residency

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

Leelanau Historical Society

Michigan Legacy Art Park

National Writers Series

OrdinaryVirtues.com

Traverse City Dance Project

Glen Arbor Arts Center

Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

Jordan River Arts Council

Mash-Up Rock & Roll Musical

City Opera House

Benzie Historical Society

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book

Downtown Development Authority

The Historic Vogue Theatre of Manistee

Northport Art Association

Voices Without Borders

Blissfest Music Organization

Raven and Lotus LLC

Traverse City Arts Commission

Crooked Tree Arts Center

Up North Arts

Cadillac Visitors Bureau

Parallel 45 Theatre Festival

Old Town Playhouse

Twisted Fish Gallery

Interlochen Center for the Arts

Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Rachael Harrell – Drama Kids

The Croft Residency

Drama Kids – Rachael Harrell

Individuals

Gary Gatzke

Ian Jones

Jim Young

Kristi Wodek

Mark Bowyer

Mary Gillett

Megan Heator

Molly Thompson

Renee Hintz

Susan Wenzlick

Ted Alan

Greta Bolger

Edward Kocher

Nick Walsh

Heather Harris-Brady

Monica Stokes

Amanda Kik

Mercedes Michalowski

Sharon Hubbard

Leslie Donaldson

Elizabeth Calcutt

Maia Hausler

Becky Lancaster

Linda Dewey

Melissa Johnson

Daniel Stewart

Walter J. Lee

Michelle Bien

Jared Oosterhart

H. Eleanor Jones

Tom Kaufmann

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