Theme: Arts and Culture as Economic Driver
Friday, September 29, 2023 | 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Town of Okotoks, in partnership with the Okotoks Arts Council, invites artists, residents, nonprofits and businesses to participate in the second annual Face-to-Face conference on Friday, September 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Rotary Performing Arts Centre (RPAC).
Face-to-face is an opportunity to gather with fellow creative minds in Okotoks, share ideas about arts, culture and education in Okotoks, and brainstorm how to enrich the community through collaborative planning and programming.
The event coincides with the conclusion of the Month of the Artist in Okotoks and will include a celebration of Sheep River Artist in Residence Tanya Zakarow’s monthlong residency. And she’ll reveal the four portraits she created during her time in the role.
The evening will also include a discussion around the topic of arts, culture and education with panelists:
Tanya Thorn – Mayor, Town of Okotoks
Russell Thomas – President, Okotoks Arts Council, Artist, Business Person
Katie Fournell – Festival Director, Okotoks Film Festival
Jared McCollum – Doctor of Acupuncture and business owner, Healing Elements
Tanya Zakarow – Artist in Residence