NOLA 2013 Cultural Organizing Weekend

registration open NOW through February 18 

February 22-24, 2013
New Orleans, LA  

Arts & Democracy Project, Junebug Productions &  

Urban Bush Women
Cultural Organizing: 
a weekend learning exchange and workshop  




Friday 2/22, 6-9pm 

Delicious Dinner & Provocative Conversation

junebug storycircle  


Saturday 2/23, 9:30am-5pm 

Workshops & Learning Exchange



Saturday 2/23, 6-10pm

Ashe Cultural Arts Center's Red Linen night, cultural sharing

ashe cultural arts center


Sunday 2/24, 2-5pm

Networking & Presentations on Cultural Organizing and Labor  


seiu artist residency


This workshop provides a space where artists, activists and organizers can learn effective ways to deepen their work and increase impact by activating the tools of creativity and imagination.


Friday, February 22, 6-9pm
McKenna Museum

Dinner, followed by discussion moderated by John O'Neal and Wendi O'Neal: "What do we mean by "cultural organizing?"

Panelists: Junebug Productions, Highlander Center's Zilphia Horton Cultural Organizing Project (tentative) and Louisiana Bucket Bridge. Respondents: Peoples Institute for Survival and Beyond, American Friends Service Committee and YOU!


Saturday, February 23, 9:30am-5pm Zeitgeist Gallery

Workshops, exchanges and learning about   

dialogue, art to action, media policy and practice, movement for movement building, 

the power of story, and MORE! Interactive small groups, dynamic large groups, and fun.  Lunch provided.



6-10pm "Red Linen," an annual fundraising event at Ashe Cultural Arts Center


Sunday. February 24, 2-5pm 

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

Networking meet-and-greet; presentation on Cultural Organizing and Labor: reports from artists engaged with SEIU locals and discussion


REGISTRATION FEE: $60 for the whole weekend!  Individual daily rate ranges from $40 to free (see registration form).  


Fri, 2013-02-22 18:00 - Sun, 2013-02-24 17:00
New Orleans, LA