Topics: Artist and Maker Community Connector
Arts Alive! is the arts service organization of the Monadnock region. Artists, nonprofit arts staff, arts advocates, town planners, economic development professionals, and tourism industry workers are welcome to come to coaching hours for referrals, creative economy and arts market data, to learn about workshops and opportunities (from grants to marketing), to discuss long-term cultural planning and arts integration for towns and businesses, to brainstorm ideas for partnerships, and to connect on communicating the value of arts and culture in a community. Jessica Gelter, executive director of the organization for the past 5 years, will be in the coach’s chair. Gelter is also an artist, performer, playwright, past arts educator, and community arts organizer passionate about the arts for its transformative power in communities.
Cost: $0 // Session length: 45 minutes
Jess Gelter is a Hannah Grimes Expert who volunteers her time helping to connect artists and makers with the community. At the Experts’ Corner, a dedicated office at the Hannah Grimes Center, Jess and other volunteers transform the everyday lives of business owners in the Hannah Grimes community.