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Global Mural Conference 2018

Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador

Official Program - Updated May. 6, 2018

11th Global Mural Arts and Tourism Conference

September 12-15, 2018 - Botwood, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Presented By

"Come See What We See"

The Art of Remembrance - Cherishing Our Past, Celebrating Our Present, Creating Our Future
Welcome Day - Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time Venue Event Summary
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Botwood Flying Boat Museum, WWII Airbase Annual Greeting Meeting Global Mural Arts and Tourism Association
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meet and Greet Featuring wines of Newfoundland produced by Auk Island Winery, craft beer provided by Split Rock Brewing Co., live music and tours of Museum and Heritage Center
Day 1: The Art of Remembrance and Engagement - Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time Venue Event Summary
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Botwood Lions Club Registration
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Orientation Welcome / Introductions / Overview of today's program
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Conference

CNVAS And The Place of Art in Community Life

Craig Goudie will discuss the work of the Central Newfoundland Visual Arts Society and the development of art in Central Newfoundland
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Conference

Shorefast

Susan Cull will discuss the work of the Shorefast Foundation and successful community engagement through art on Fogo Island
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Networking nutrition break
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Conference

From General Store to Artists' Retreat

Sharon Pippy will discuss the transformation of her grandparents' heritage property into an artists' residence known as Bareneed Studios
11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Lunch and Learn

Mural Routes, a 25-Year Journey: Highlights Along The Way

Karen Eaton will provide an update on the work of Mural Routes
1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Botwood Lions Club Conference

We Will Remember Them

Maureen Power will discuss how Newfoundland and Labrador's role in WWI and WWII has influenced community engagement and the art of remembrance at The Rooms
1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Conference

The Presence of The Past

Dr. John Harries will discuss the ways in which the Beothuk have been remembered in the public arts of contemporary Newfoundland, with a particular emphasis on the visual arts
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Networking nutrition break
3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Conference

The Art of Healing

In this presentation, learn all about art therapy, and what makes it different from art as therapy. Join Sandra Hewitt-Parsons as she invites you to use the personal creative process to experience your own art-making as a tool for healing.
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Debriefing and wrap-up
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Dinner
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Soul Night Live music with Chris Kirby
Day 2: The Art of Technology and Techniques - Friday, September 14, 2018
Time Venue Event Summary
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Botwood Lions Club Registration
8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Orientation Welcome / Overview of today's program
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Conference

The Artist And Technology: The New Adventures in Storytelling

Darren Cranford will discuss the impact technology has on storytelling - specifically from an animation and visual effects standpoint
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Conference

Light It Up

Dylan Toymaker will discuss techniques of light-based art for emotional impact in events and installations
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Networking nutrition break
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Conference

Paving the Way

Julian Beever will discuss his life and work as an anamorphic pavement artist
11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Lunch and Learn

The Question of Surfaces

Cim McDonald will discuss wall preparation and applying murals to various wall surfaces
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Botwood Lions Club Conference

Have We Hit "Peak Street"?

Dr. Gerard Curtis will examine both the historical and contemporary uses of mural/street art, and the sometimes uneasy alliance
2:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m. Networking nutrition break
2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m. Conference

No Mural Artist is an Island

John Pugh will discuss the international internship program that he offers at his studio and home in Truckee, California
3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Debriefing & wrap-up
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Dinner
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Traditional Newfoundland kitchen party Live music with local band Recall; special guest fiddler and accordion player
Day 3 - Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time Venue Event Summary
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Botwood Lions Club Roundtable discussion All delegates
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours of murals and local historical sites
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Gala Dinner Announcement of host city for the 12th Global Mural Conference
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Jazz evening Live music with a Newfoundland Jazz trio