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The Creative Exchange Conference 2023

October 4 @ 2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

Join us at The Creative Exchange Conference 2023 on October 4th at 4404 Falmouth Rd, Cotuit, MA 02635.

Beyond Walls Founder and Executive Director is a featured panelist. Panel Information: The Potential of Public Art | Breakout 1A: 1:10 PM -2:10 PM @ Main Theatre.

Panel description: What do artists and cultural organizations need to know to get involved in public art? How to work with the town government. Community engagement. How to prepare for a pitch. Public vs. private spaces. The connection to history and the present moment. Permanent vs. impermanent. How can public art address community challenges such as social justice, climate change, and more.


On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 9am-5pm, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod will host the Creative Exchange Conference at the Cotuit Center for the Arts!

Featuring prominent speakers and panelists from on and off Cape, the conference will explore topics pertinent to the arts sector sich as:

The Possibility of Public Art; How Rejection can make you a better artist; Plan the Work, Work the Plan – Strategic Planning; How Artists Help Build Equitable Empathetic Communities; The Power of Storytelling; and more.

Reserve your spot at the CX Conference!

As a Creative Exchange Member, you’ll get exclusive access to a wide range of professional development opportunities. You’ll also connect with a growing cohort of artists, creatives, and arts supporters who are shaping the cultural vibrancy of Cape Cod. It’s a great way to support one another along your creative journeys with the added benefit of landing gigs, expanding your audience, and marketing your talents (and art) as well as upcoming events and programs.


Conference Program

Talks will revolve around five core themes: engaging equity, inspiring activation, embracing reinvention, celebrating optimism, and building skills.



This year, we’re excited to host a variety of programming formats. Find value everywhere at the CX Conference. Expect immersive, 360° activities beyond programming, designed to elevate your CX experience. Get the details on all those activities here, and be ready to learn, network, engage, and grow!

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About our Speakers and Panelists

Featuring prominent speakers and panelists from on and off Cape, the conference will explore topics pertinent to the arts sector: Public Art; Rejection; Strategic Planning: Plan the Work, Work the Plan; How Artists Help Build Equitable Empathetic Communities; and more.

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Consider Sponsoring the Creative Exchange

When you support the AFCC, you support ALL the arts on Cape Cod!

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Cotuit Center for the Arts
4404 Falmouth Rd.
Cotuit, MA 02635 United States
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