|PROGRAM SCHEDULE (subject to change)|
|Friday, September 8, 2017|
|6:00–7:00 p.m. ||Professional Development Workshop for Traditional Artists|
A focus on Legal Issues/Know your Rights.
Presented in collaboration with Arts Services Alliance Western New York.
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
|6:00–7:00 p.m. ||Curator’s Talk: “The Dream of America”
|7:00–9:00 p.m. ||Reception for “The Dream of America” exhibition with musical/dance performances by members of the Buffalo area newcomer communities.|
|Saturday, September 9, 2017|
|8:00–9:00 a.m. ||Registration|
|9:00 a.m. ||Thanksgiving Address — Bryan Printup, Tuscarora Nation|
Opening Remarks: Thomas van Buren, President, New York Folklore Society Board of Directors
|9:30–10:15 a.m. ||Place Making: Changing Neighborhood Identities|
|10:30–11:15 a.m. ||Place Making Through Food and Language|
|11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ||Keynote / Plenary: Christina Pope, Regional Director for Welcoming America
|12:00–12:30 p.m. ||Breakout Activities and Roundtable Discussions
|12:30–1:30 p.m. ||Lunch|
|1:30–2:30 p.m. ||Micro-Enterprise: Organizations and Initiatives
|2:30–3:30 p.m. ||Health Services: Challenges and Initiatives
|3:30–4:00 p.m. ||Wrap-Up and Next Steps
|4:00–7:00 p.m. ||Pop Up Art Experiences in Community Settings