Summit 1 – 2006

Shape the future of the arts in Greater Franklin County!
Learn about the Creative Economy from experts in the field. Dream about where you want Franklin County arts to be in 2016 and define the steps to make that happen. Join forces and create a Manifesto to inspire Franklin County artists to grow their work and prosper. Learn from experts in the field how rural creative economies are being developed in other parts of the country. Hear the pivotal moments when successful local artists changed their careers.

This important event features Dr. Stuart Rosenfeld, a nationally renowned expert on the creative rural economy; Men Jenkins, Massachusetts Cultural Council; Beth Siegel, Mt Auburn Associates, authors of Congressman Giver’s Northern Tier study; Craig Dreeszen, Dreeszen and Associates, and artists from throughout Franklin County will participate.

Advanced registration (by Thurs., Nov. 2) required. $20 will cover breakfast and a catered lunch.
Registration number is: Creative Economy Summit (CSW 669). To register by phone call the 24 hour
line with credit card at 413.774.7690 {VISA, Mastercard, Discover accepted), or call Karen/Gail at
413-775-1803 M-F 9 – 5.

To register by mail make checks out to GCC for $20, and mail to: Greenfield Community
College, Fostering the Arts – N317, One College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301. For more information
contact Dee at 413-775-1264 or visit

The conference for photographers and designers.

Greenfield, MA - May 15, 2015