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Saturday, October 12 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Arts & Social Inclusion

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Here You Are: The Use and Impact of Socially-Engaged Art in Heritage Sites
Presenter: Frances Guy
How socially-engaged art can be used to contest dominant narratives in heritage sites and whether it can offer participants a form of cultural democracy, both in representing their past and in contemporary identity politics.

Social Inclusion and the Arts
Presenter: Rose Ginther
This paper explores social inclusion as well as barriers that restrict access to activities to those who are most in need of a sense of belonging, of feeling like a valued, unique member of society.

Diversity of Museums to Inclusion in Museums 
Presenter: Robin Nelson
The paper considers how those assembling museum policy in Ontario have constructed ideas of diversity and inclusion over, commenting on the relationship between historical constructions and contemporary issues.

Moderators
avatar for Tom Borrup, University of Minnesota, Director of Graduate Studies, Arts and Cultural Leadership

Tom Borrup, University of Minnesota, Director of Graduate Studies, Arts and Cultural Leadership

Tom serves as Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Leadership and teaches Cultural Planning for Drexel University. Through Creative Community Builders he consults with cities, foundations, and nonprofits integrating arts and culture with... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Rose Ginther

Rose Ginther

Associate Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications, MacEwan University
Rose holds a BA in History from the University of Alberta (1984) and an MA with a focus on work, organization and leadership (2010) from Athabasca University.Building on her graduate studies, research areas of interest include the ways in which organizations in the cultural sector... Read More →
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Frances Guy

PGR, Northumbria University
My PhD examines the impact and value of socially-engaged art practice in heritage sites through case studies based in Wales and the North of England. Prior to becoming a PGR, I worked in art galleries curating exhibitions, contemporary commissions and collections of Modern British... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2019 12:45pm - 2:00pm CDT
UNO Performing Arts Center, Room 318