Create Lynchburg, rebranded as Create Virginia, returns to the Academy Center of the Arts on March 30, 2019, with Keynote Speaker Lulu Miller of NPR’s Invisibilia!
Create Virginia is an arts and business conference that gives artists and makers opportunities to learn from one another and from state and national experts about how to build and grow sustainable arts-based ventures.
Additional speakers include:
Elise Spontarelli of Vector Space
Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts
Janet Starke of Virginia Commission for the Arts
Marc Wilson of Virginia Small Business Development Center
Karena J. Heyward of Southern New Hampshire University
Charese Chambers of Financial Fancy
Joy Peterson Heyrman of Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Christina Garnett of Marketing Media Maven
Also included this year is a Friday Open Studio Tour at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) where one of the world’s leading working artist retreats in Amherst will open its doors for a rare look into the studios of writers, visual artists, and composers. Attendees will be welcome to visit the studios of select Fellows in residence and talk to them about their work and the creative process. An Opening Reception will follow.
Early bird tickets are on sale now! For more information or to see a schedule, visit createvirginia.com.
Academy Center of the Arts
9:00am - 5:30pm