Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Culture Connects: Santa Fe Launch, Saturday, March 12, 2016, the Community is Invited to Shape Our City’s Cultural Future

The public is invited to the launch of Culture Connects: Santa Fe, an initiative of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission. Culture Connects: Santa Fe is a community-wide effort to shape the cultural future of our city.  Come to this fun, engaging event to share your ideas and input. We’ll have refreshments, giveaways and interactive activities. Participate in our storytelling booth by bringing an object that matters to you and connects Santa Fe. Residents, cultural organizations, and community groups are all welcome!

When: Saturday, March 12, 2015, 2 to 4 PM
Where: Greer Garson Theatre Lobby, at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Drive

To learn more about Culture Connects: Santa Fe visit the website, www.CultureConnectsSantaFe.org. You’ll find more details about the launch event as well as future opportunities for participation. For more information call 505-955-6707.

1.  What We Hold: Objects & Memory: Bring an object that matters to you and that connects to Santa Fe.  We want to record your story about it as a way to highlight the importance of objects to memory and story.  We were inspired by the Portland Art Museum’s, Object Stories, and can’t wait to see and hear what our community values.
 2.  Let’s Have a Conversation: Participate in a fluid conversation about Santa Fe’s culture, sharing your perspective with others.  This lively exchange will also be documented by video, photography and audio.
3.  “What is Culture?” Wall: Leave your opinion about culture on our “What is Culture?” Wall.  We can’t wait to read what you think!   
4.  Map It!: On our life-sized maps of Santa Fe, identify the places that reflect culture to you.  As everyone leaves their mark, we’ll begin to literally see where Santa Feans believe culture lives!

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