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The Arts Mean Business: Intersections of Business & Community

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Mississippi Arts Commission in Jackson on Thursday, June 28 for a two-part public conversation about the many ways the arts, businesses, governments and communities intersect.

Part 1: “Utilizing the arts in your business” will be held at the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. This session will feature a panel of business leaders in Jackson who are successfully using the arts as an integral part of their work. Join us for this free event to learn new ways to utilize the arts in your business.

Featured speakers include:
• Matthew McLaughlin, owner of McLaughlin, PC
• Paul Wolf, owner and publisher of Find It In Fondren and Explore LeFleur
• Phillip Rollins, DJ and owner of Offbeat Jxn
• Janice Cameron, Owner of CUPS, an Espresso Cafe

Part 2: “Community Engagement by re-imagining place” will be held at Lucky Town Brewing Company from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. This session will feature a panel of community leaders in Jackson who are successfully using the arts as a tool for community engagement by re-imagining its impact on public spaces.

Featured speakers include:
• William Goodman, Mixed-media artist and muralist
• Salam Rida, Urban Designer, City of Jackson Planning Department
• daniel johnson, CEO and Founder of Significant Developments

These free community events are part of MAC’s statewide initiative, “The Arts Mean Business”, a series of events, workshops, resources and community forums to connect and empower Mississippi’s Creative Economy.

Details

Date:
June 28
Time:
2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership
201 S. President St.
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
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