Center for Arts and Innovation

Center for Arts and Innovation



2019 Creative Voices Summit &
Arts Education Day Luncheon

A one day two-part celebration!

Friday, June 21, 2019

Honorary Chair:
Dr. Gregory Sadlek, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and
Social Sciences at Cleveland State University

Celebrate creativity in Cleveland at this two-part Arts Summit

Part One:

Creative Voices Summit

Friday, June 21, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Free Admission but reservations are required.
Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre at the Idea Center

“Improvisation in Art and in Life: Creative Decision Making”


  • Dr. M Jackson, Geographer, Glaciologist, National Geographic Explorer, TED Fellow
  • Joseph Hallinan, Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist and Author
  • Dr. Anjay Khandewal, Director, Comprehensive Burn Center, Metrohealth Medical Ctr., Co-Director Institute of Burn Ethics
  • Chester Englander, Virtuoso on the Cimbalom, Director of Percussion,
    CSU School of Music
  • Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon, 8th District Court of Appeals, State of Ohio
  • John Frohnmayer, Former Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, Moderator

Produced in Partnership with the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Honors College

Any questions or concerns, just call me at 216-687-5018
or email at

Part Two:

Arts Education Day Luncheon

Friday, June 21, 2019 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $35
Keybank State Theater Stage, Playhouse Square

Keynote Speaker: Vijay Gupta

2018 MacArthur "Genius" award winner, founder of Street Symphony and a former member of the LA Philharmonic


There will also be student performances

Last year’s Arts Luncheon sold out quickly, so early reservations are highly recommended. Remember, each event needs a reservation!

For more information, call 216-687-5018.