Philip-Lorca Dicorcia Lecture
Akron Art Museum
Times: Tue. 06:30 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
One S. High St
Presented by The University of Akron's Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Photography Lecture Series Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 6:30 pm You may have seen his work at the museum in last year's A Shared Vision: The Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Photography Collection exhibition or in W, The New York Times Magazine, or Vogue. Hear diCorcia discuss his dramatic, narrative images that Roberta Smith of The New York Times calls "technically perfect, highly personal, full of life..." during this FREE lecture. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the auditorium. Please call 330.376.9186 x229 for more information.
Stan Hywet Symposium
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Stan Hywet presents Models of Change: Keeping the Doors Open during the 2009 Stan Hywet Symposium, on September 18-19, 2009. This forum will bring together a consortium of experts and students for the exchange of ideas on models of change and best practices to help weather challenges faced by non-profits and institutions in today's chaotic economic climate. The Symposium will include sessions covering a variety of topics that pertain to this year's theme, as well as an evening reception on Friday evening in Stan Hywet's Music Room followed by dinner and keynote speaker. The keynote speaker, Barbara Silberman, is a nationally recognized leader in transforming historic sites and ensuring their sustainability. In 1998, she founded and directed the Heritage Philadelphia Program, of the Pew Charitable Trusts. Today Silberman is the principal of Heritage Partners Consulting, which specializes in strategic planning, capacity building and board development, program development and interpretation, and fundraising.