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Statewide Arts Conference – No Time Like the Future

Fifty years? Where did the time go? Half a century can fly by when you’re busy making your state a thriving place for the arts. The 2017 Statewide Arts Conference will celebrate the S.C. Arts Commission’s 50th anniversary with a focus on the future. Keynote presenters include National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu and American Alliance for Museums Vice President Elizabeth Merritt.¬†Sessions will cover topics of interest to artists, arts organizations, arts educators and community partners. The conference kicks off at the S.C. State Museum in Columbia September 14 with an evening plenary and the opening reception for the 50th Anniversary State Art Collection Retrospective and continues September 15 with a full day of sessions and museum experiences. Early bird registration: $50 through July 21. Regular registration: $75 ($65 for two or more who register at the same time.)