Recent and Upcoming Events:
2016 Houston Arts Partners Conference
Motivate - Engage - Transform
Re-Designing the Future of Education
The Houston Arts Partners conference has been providing Texas educators with its original and unprecedented approach to arts integration through partnership since 2011. A convening of national thought leaders and some of the most innovative local practitioners - artists, arts educators, administrators, and community leaders - Houston Arts Partners Conference helps shape the future of education by integrating the arts throughout the curriculum and the daily lives of students.
CASE will be leading the workshop: Getting the Money- Showing Funders Your Perspective on Saturday afternoon. The presentation slides and reference materials will be available after the conference.
The Center in the Media
Dance/USA interviewed Director Sixto Wagan for their ongoing From the Greenroom series.
Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place - Director Sixto Wagan participated in this NEA/ArtPlace America sponsored convening to develop a better understanding of how performance-based organizations, and the artists they engage, transform places through their artistic practices.
Dinner Vention 2: Center Director Sixto Wagan was selected as one of eight leaders "who have already achieved a level of success and renown, but who have not yet reached the zenith in their career trajectories" to participate in Barry's Blog and WESTAF's Dinner Vention 2. Watch the whole video of it, read the initial briefing papers, or see who else was on the guest list.
Arts+Culture:TX covered the 2014 Summit: Sixto Wagan, All Together Different
Daily Cougars's coverage of the 2014 Summit: Directing Change in Houston Art Scene
Center Director Sixto Wagan was interviewed by Kyoung H. Park, leader of the Cultural Democracy and Representation Team for The Brooklyn Commune Project, one of a series of interviews to address issues of diversity and social inclusion in contemporary performing arts.
UH is the Houston Screening Site for the 2013 Creative Time Summit.
Video of the UH Arts 2013 Open House - A Taste of the Arts which included the Center for Arts Leadership.
Fleurette Fernando, director of the M.A. in Arts Leadership, and Sixto Wagan, director of the Center for Arts Leadership are quoted in Culture Map Houston’s article on the College’s Arts Leadership Initiative, University of Houston launches graduate program to train leaders in the arts. Glasstire's take on the new initiative.
Read The Daily Cougar's article about The Houston Endowment $1.5 million investment in UH Arts and the Center for Arts Leadership here.