The Arts and Economic Recovery in Your Community

Case Studies from Pennsylvania

September 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET

The Arts and Economic Recovery in Your Community

Join us to learn how communities across the state are tapping into the arts and engaging local creative professionals to create vibrancy and economic impact for post-COVID-19 recovery.

Who should attend?

Municipal managers, planners, economic development and planning staff, chambers of commerce, planning commissioners, and elected officials, as well as arts organizations, creative sector professionals, artists, designers, and performers, and creative entrepreneurs and small business owners.


Nicole Muise-Kielkucki

Director, Economic Innovation

Fourth Economy Consulting

Joy Ruff

Executive Director

Local Government Academy

Karl Blischke

Executive Director

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Jamie Dunlap

Chief of Creative Catalysts & Lifelong Learning

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Featuring Special Guest Panelists and Local Practitioners

Patrick Fisher

Executive Director

Erie Arts & Culture

Kate Kennedy

Executive Director

Kane Area Development Center

Pamela Bridgeforth
Director of Programs
Philadelphia Association of CDCs