Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Transcultural Exchange International Opportunities in the Arts Conference hosted by Mary Sherman

This is a great opportunity for regional artists to get a look at international art residencies and to connect/network with other artists from all over the world. I would really like to participate! Although my work will be attending in the We are Having Weather installation at the conference, I am not sure if I can pull together all that is necessary to attend in person ..rides/places to stay/conference and other fees etc.....

SO... I am putting it out there now to you and the Universe........I want to go to this.
I call on the Universe now to line up those manifestation energies and make it happen........
I surrender :-)
If it is meant to be it will be......

April 3 - 5, 2009 at Boston’s Omni Parker House The 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts

TransCultural Exchange is pleased to announce the 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts, which will take place April 3-5, 2009 at Boston’s Omni Parker House Hotel. Join more than 60 representatives from around the world to learn about long- and short-term residency opportunities for artists, international art fairs and other global exhibition possibilities. Come to Boston to meet, network and have your work seen by the conference’s distinguished curators, critics and panelists. Don’t miss this chance to directly interact with some of the key players in the global arts arena.

An ideal Professional Development Opportunity.

Registration Costs (for a full weekend of panels and workshops):
$185 Early Registration (due by 5 pm EST, December 31, 2008)
$265 after December 31, 2008

The 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts’ schedule, registration forms and scholarship applications will be available at TransCultural Exchange’s website April 2008.
A schedule of events, photos and quotes from the last conference is available here.
TransCultural Exchange would like to thank its generous sponsors for ensuring the success of the 2007 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts; and its growing sponsors for the 2009 Conference, including Col. Henry Hamby III, the Délégation du Québec à Boston and the Turkish Cultural Foundation. For more information on Corporate, Foundation and Individual Sponsorship for the 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts, please contact Mary Sherman at msherman(at)transculturalexchange.org. Thank you.

Stay Tuned: Don't miss TransCultural Exchange's upcoming e-mailings to find out about new, upcoming exhibition possibilities.

About the 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts
The Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts is the only forum that brings artists directly into contact with renowned international critics, curators and artist-in-residency directors to meet, network, share their work and hear about a vast array of programs for interacting with the world’s diverse cultures. The Conference’s goal is to help artists expand their vision and experiences beyond their studio confines into the world at large, resulting in a new found understanding that utilizes the one thing that transcends all boundaries to unite us all – the arts.

About TransCultural Exchange
TransCultural Exchange is a 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to foster a greater understanding of world cultures through high quality and innovative art exhibits, artist exchanges and related educational programming. Among U.S. arts organizations, TransCultural Exchange is unique. For two decades TransCultural Exchange has been working directly with artists, arts organizations, foundations, museums and cultural centers in more than 60 countries staging award winning, critically acclaimed projects

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