2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

SXgood Stories: Arts + Impact

Tuesday, March 15
3:45PM - 4:45PM

SXgood Stories feature a series of short talks from leading social impact innovators.

Thousands of arts and culture organizations make a positive impact on their communities every day. How does this work happen and what is best way for an organization to unlock its potential to do good? Leaders from innovative arts and culture organizations from across the country will share their work and new ideas with you.

The Arts + Impact Lab immediately following these Stories will allow attendees the opportunity to explore the topic with our Storytellers in more depth.

Stories Descriptions:

Mara Walker of Americans for the Arts will lead the discussion including: Cezanne Charles of Creative Many’s Resonant Detroit addressing “supporting artists collectives making impacts in neighborhoods and communities”; Adam Green of Exploratorium S...

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Adam Green
 at SXSW

Adam Green

Project Lead

The Exploratorium

Adam operates in the intersection of art, science, design, and education to lead projects that improve urban life globally. He has spent the past 10 years creating novel solutions to civic problems...

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Anya Sirota at SXSW

Anya Sirota



Anya Sirota is an interdisciplinary designer. She creates scenographies, architectural installations and experimental environments. As principal of Akoaki, and co founder of the Detroit based resea...

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Bryce Detroit at SXSW

Bryce Detroit

Dir of Music Culture

Detroit Afrikan Music Institution

For the past 5 years, BRYCE DETROIT has led an intergenerational charge to “bridge the gap” between Detroit’s legendary musical pioneers and the city’s young emergent innovators. In 2012, BRYCE DET...

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Cezanne Charles at SXSW

Cezanne Charles

Dir of Creative Industries

Creative Many Michigan

Cézanne Charles, Director of Creative Industries, is responsible for co-leading the design and implementation of Creative Many’s creative industries research, reporting and supporting efforts to de...

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Jason Schupbach

Dir of Design Programs

National Endowment for the Arts

Jason Schupbach is the Director of Design Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts, where he oversees all design and creative placemaking grantmaking and partnerships, including Our Town an...

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Mara Walker at SXSW

Mara Walker


Americans For The Arts

Mara is the chief operating officer for Americans for the Arts and is responsible for the overall performance of the organization, working to ensure its resources are used effectively to accomplish...

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