// Archived Broadcast //

Session 1: DC Metro Virtual Town Hall

Session 2: ++ After Hours :: Drinking About Art ++ 

// Archived Chat //

DC Metro Virtual Town Hall Chat Transcript
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(Washington, DC) – The Third Space Network announces the second DC Metro Virtual Town Hall: Strategies for Survival in the Arts ++ After Hours :: Drinking About Art ++ on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 6-7:30pm. The event will address the impact of Covid-19 on the visual arts in the DC metropolitan cultural community, an invitation for visual arts organizations, galleries, artists, curators, arts professionals, and the broader public to participate in open dialogue. To register/access the online event, visit the Third Space Network’s Crowdcast online platform: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/dc-metro-virtual-town-hall-II

The DC Metro Virtual Town Hall will feature local artists & arts leaders moderating virtual roundtables intended to share & brainstorm online strategies, project ideas, funding sources, support for artists, & community outreach: all intended to confront the crisis. The Virtual Town Hall is also envisioned as an opportunity for initiating collaborative projects and initiatives: helping to unite arts & cultural communities in the DC region during these extraordinary times.

Following the event, we are hosting ++ After Hours :: Drinking About Art ++ a virtual social gathering & digital salon party with live audio-visuals & chat conversation. Bring your libations!

Speakers: Tim Davis, Artist/Owner & Director, International Visions; Tim Doud, Artist/Co-Founder, Stable; Annie Farrar, Artist/Board Chair, Washington Sculptors Group; Jaynelle Hazard, Curator/Executive Director, Greater Reston Arts Center; Claire Huschle, Founder & Director, Scaffold; Keyonna Jones, Executive Director, Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center; Victoria Reis, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Transformer; Vesela Sretenović, Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Phillips Collection; Naoko Wowsugi, Artist

Planning Group: Randall Packer, Creative Director & Christina Papanicolaou, Communications Strategy, Third Space Network; Nancy Sausser, Curator/Exhibitions Director, McLean Project for the Arts; Susan Main, Gallery Director/Curator & Frank McCauley, Assistant Curator, VisArts/Rockville; Lily Siegel, Executive Director, Hamiltonian Artists/DC; Richard Dana, Artist/Co-founder, Take Me to the River Project


Third Space Network is an artist-driven Internet platform for staging creative dialogue and live performance. https://thirdspacenetwork.com/ f thirdspacenetwork / t @thirdspacenet / i @thirdspacenet

Hamiltonian Artists is a dynamic catalyst for DC’s creative economy and a vibrant center for contemporary art in Washington, DC. https://www.hamiltonianartists.org/

McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) exhibits the work of emerging and established artists from the mid-Atlantic region, offers instruction and education in the visual arts, and promotes public awareness and understanding of the concepts of contemporary art. https://mpaart.org/

VisArts in Rockville transforms individuals and communities through the visual arts. Their vision is a vibrant, diverse community enriched and connected by the visual arts. https://www.visartscenter.org/