The School of Media Arts & Studies is pleased to announce that ARTS/West will host a community forum featuring Associate Professor, discussing the arts, the economy and how Athens, Ohio, artists create, struggle, sustain and invest themselves, on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m.
The forum will begin with a documentary, A Day in the Sun, about the emergence of the artists' community in York, Pa. created Professor Plow. Arts in America a 166 billion industry.
Cities throughout the nation have been trying to promote the arts and grow arts communities in order to claim much needed economic development.
Arts Entrepreneurship is an emerging practice and is even offered in university art curriculums. Plow will be presenting his film as well as moderating the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.
For more details please visit www.artswest.blogspot.com. Original article courtesy of WOUB.