What is Activating Heritage?
Activating Heritage is the Alliance’s annual professional development conference for cultural heritage and non-profit professionals. The conference connects our Core Members and other arts & culture workers from across the Chicago region with capacity-building presentations, panels, and workshops.
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The Activating Heritage conference invites experts in a variety of fields to engage with topics that will promote resilience in the cultural heritage sector and enhance attendees’ knowledge, capacity, and skills.
Session areas will include collections, fundraising, community engagement, and more.
Activating Heritage’s annual conference will take place Monday, March 6th, 2023.
Join us on the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) campus for a fully in-person conference. The day’s events feature a keynote address, complimentary breakfast & lunch, plenty of networking opportunities, and a robust schedule of panels, workshops, and discussions.
When we share our stories, we are reminded of the humanity in each other. When we take the time to understand each other’s stories, we become more forgiving, more empathetic, and more inclusive.