The inaugural Local Arts & Culture Business Summit will be held April 17 at 11:30 a.m. in Reception Hall of the Tate Student Center. It will be followed with a lecture by author, editor and creative director Amy Flurry on “Do-It-Yourself Publicity for Entrepreneurs” at 1 p.m. The two events are sponsored by Ideas for Creative Exploration and the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts for Thinc. at UGA, an initiative of the Office of the Vice President for Research.
The summit is a public forum for local arts and culture business owners to share experiences, best practices and advocate for the best ways to support local arts entrepreneurs in the future. Panelists include Rebecca Wood of R. Wood Studio Ceramics, Kristen Bach of Treehouse Kid & Craft, Sanni Baumgärtner of Community boutique and Janet Geddis of Avid Bookshop.