The 2013 Annual Convention brought together nearly 1,000 arts and community leaders to Pittsburgh to strategize how we can better communicate the essential impact the arts make in our communities.
While the Convention and preconferences may be over, there is still plenty to explore and discover from our annual gathering.
- Watch video of our general sessions:
- Visit Flickr to find photos from the Convention and Preconferences and add your own photos to the feed by tagging them on Flickr with: AFTA13
- Read ARTSblog posts we have collected from Annual Convention.
- Take a look at the great press coverage from Pittsburgh:
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Arts convention ‘preconference’ impresses visitors with city sights
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Obama aide discusses relation of art, politics
- WPXI Channel 11 News - First lady of Pennsylvania addresses 1,000 arts delegates in Pittsburgh
- WESA 90.5FM (NPR) - Americans for the Arts CEO Robert Lynch talks about the convention and how Pittsburgh's strategy in this area has become the benchmark for others.
- WESA 90.5FM (NPR) - A Conversation with NPR President Gary Knell
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - With tours, Americans for Art convention shows art's impact on Pittsburgh
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Art Notes: Knit the Bridge advances; AFTA convenes here
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh prospers from arts and cultural community
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh arts initiatives create national community development model
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The artists are coming! the artists are coming!
- Pittsburgh Business Times - Arts and culture catalyze economic growth in Pittsburgh region
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The arts mean business in Pittsburgh
- Search hashtag #AFTA13 on Twitter to read through more than 4,500 tweets that capture in-the-moment action from the Convention.
- Follow the Annual Convention on Facebook so you can find more information and learn about next year’s meeting in Nashville, TN.
Video Highlights from 2013
06/25/2013 - 1:19pm
06/18/2013 - 11:56am
06/18/2013 - 10:18am
06/18/2013 - 10:18am