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20th Annual Envisioning California Conference

California Imagined: The Arts of the Golden State

Envisioning California Conference
Thursday, September 18 - Friday, September 19, 2008
Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California

Speakers and panels will include:

  • Keynote Address - A Place Called California: The Arts and California's Identity
    Richard Rodriguez, Author and editor at Pacific News Service

  • Lunch Plenary - The State of the Arts
    Muriel Johnson, Director, California Arts Council
    Ralph Lewin, Executive Director, California Council for the Humanities
    Laurie Schell, Executive Director, California Alliance for Arts Education

  • California in Global Imagination: Film as Art and Art as Film

  • California Built: Architectural Styles & Influence of the Golden State

  • Art in a Deficit Era

  • The Written Word: California's 500 year Perspective

  • Teatro California: The Legacy of Latino/ Chicano Playwrights, Theatres & Performance Groups

  • Walls2Canvas: Youth Street Art and the MOSAIC Program

  • Art as a Learning Engine: Creative Ideas for Fostering Art in the Schools

  • Beyond the Paintbrush (but still holding it.)

  • Arts and Social Policy: Tools to Strengthen California Communities

  • California Beat: Music of the Golden State

  • A Place Called California: Arts & California Identity

  For more information call the Center for California Studies (916) 278-6906