2014 Convention Highlights

We’re already missing Nashville! The 2014 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention was an incredible experience. If you missed out this year or just want to keep reliving the Convention weekend, here are some highlights and resources for you and your organization!


  1. If you didn't get the chance to make it to Nashville this year, you can still be part of the conversation! Follow @Americans4Arts on Twitter, and use the hashtag #AFTACON to follow the discussion.Most sessions also have a unique hashtag for more targeted conversations - view the full list!
  2. Make sure to check out the nine sessions (including the three keynotes!) that were livestreamed throughout the weekend.
    Visit our YouTube page to learn more!
  3. Are you getting excited for Chicago 2015? So are we! Save the Date: June 12-14, 2015
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View these PowerPoint slides and others from our presenters on Slideshare! Here are just a couple from our sessions at Convention, but we'll be adding more to Slideshare as we get them:

Don't see the presentation slides you were looking for on our Slideshare account? Contact the speaker and urge them to send them to us! We will upload everything we've received from our presenters.

See the story created by YOUR social activity at Annual Convention on Storify!

Annual Awardees Reflect on their Convention experience on ARTSBlog!

Read blogs from our Annual Awardees who were honored at Convention for their leadership in the arts. Each awardee wrote about their work in a blog post before convention, and are writing about their experience at Convention – follow their stories here.

Still want more? Read all the blog posts about 2014 Annual Convention.

Follow on Twitter #AFTACON

Follow on Instagram #AFTACON

Watch the Convention Livestream