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Mark your calendars! The 2017 Common Field Convening is heading West to Los Angeles, California. From November 2-5, 2017, 350+ arts organizers will come together for three days of dialog, discussion, debate, workshops, and practical and social exchanges exploring the state of our field. 

LOS ANGELES ORGANIZING PARTNERS
LEAD PARTNERS
Center for Land Use Interpretation, Human Resources, Materials and Applications and Women’s Center for Creative Work

AFFILIATE PARTNERS
Clockshop, Contemptorary, Eastside International, Fathomers, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Machine Project, Side Street Projects, The Velaslavasay Panorama, and X-TRA.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
This is a tentative schedule subject to change. To view last year's schedule, click here.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Pre-Conference Sessions and Trainings. Open House Programs with partners.  Network Gatherings.    
6:30 - 10:00PM / Registration & Check In
6:30 - 10:00PM / Kick-off Party

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM / Registration + Check-In
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM / Convening Sessions
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM / Dinner + Evening Program

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM / Registration + Check-In
10:00 AM -5:00 PM / Convening Sessions
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM / Dinner on your own 
7:30 PM - MIDNIGHT / Evening Program

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017
10AM - 5PM / Informal Gathering Space
12PM - 5PM / Tours, Local Programming, Open Houses and Adventures Around Los Angeles

SCHOLARSHIPS

We are proud to offer 25 national scholarships to support emerging organizers to attend the Convening. Each is valued at $1,000 and includes a $125 members level ticket, plus $875 for travel and accommodations. Applications are due Friday, September 1, 2017, and are available here.

STAY TUNED FOR MORE!

Stay tuned for the launch of our Convening website in early September, which will contain a detailed programming schedule, as well as tickets for purchase.


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