Dr. Doug Borwick is author of Engaging Matters, a blog for ArtsJournal and author/editor of Building Communities, Not Audiences: The Future of the Arts in the United States. A leading advocate for the arts and community engagement Dr. Borwick has presented workshops across the country and has served as keynote speaker/presenter for the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing, 'Ontario Dances' in Toronto, the Maine Arts Commission's statewide conference, the Texas Commission on the Arts conference, and the Arts Alliance Illinois/Illinois Arts Council conference, 'One State Together in the Arts'. He served as President of the Board of the Association of Arts Administration Educators and was Director of the Arts Management and Not-for-Profit Management Programs at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC for three decades. Dr. Borwick is CEO of Outfitters4, Inc., providing management services for nonprofits and of ArtsEngaged, offering training and consultation services to artists and arts organizations seeking to more effectively engage with their communities. Dr. Borwick holds the Ph.D. in Music Composition from the Eastman School of Music and is an award-winning member of ASCAP.
The riverfront boutique-style Siena Hotel Spa Casino is walking distance from Reno's Arts and Culture District. Reservations must be made by May 4th. To make reservations, please call the Siena Hotel Reservation Department at 1.877.743.6233, and ask for the Arts @ The Heart room block. We suggest scheduling your Siena Hotel Airport Shuttle reservation when you book your room
Washoe County Room Tax 13.50%, City of Reno Surcharge $2, Resort Fee $12.48 per room per night applies.
The 2015 Arts @ the Heart Convening is a program of the Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs.
This year's A@H is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Brewery Arts Center, Liberty Fine Arts Gallery and the Carson City Visitors Bureau.