The Future of Arts Criticism and the Role of the Academy

The arts community is invited to an exploration and working sessions to generate ideas about the future of arts criticism and coverage in our region. Changes in arts coverage and print journalism, along with the burgeoning of blogs, social media, and unmediated online arts criticism raise several issue that will be examined. 

Friday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Keynote: A.O. Scott, national film critic.

Saturday, March 20, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Morning: Panel featuring metro-Atlanta arts administrators, artists, journalists, and representatives of the academy
Afternoon: Lunch, table discussions, reporting from the tables, and determination of next steps

Friday – free reservation for Friday are required
Saturday – paid $15 registration required for Sat. (at door if space is available, $20)

To reserve for Friday or register for Saturday or for more information, go to

To be a part of the conversation before and after the conference, please join the Lens on Atlanta Future of Arts Criticism Group.

Please write to if you have any questions about registration.

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