Art, Culture & the Startup City featuring Meow Wolf
Cities and companies across the globe are in a race to attract the best talented people. Studies show that when it comes to attracting and keeping talent, the aesthetics of a community matter. Join us for a lively discussion that explores how different cities are using art, culture and design to build vibrant places that attract talent and create opportunities for all to thrive.
Vince Kadlubek & Corvas Brinkerhoff, Meow Wolf
Meow Wolf is an arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of storytelling. The Meow Wolf Art Complex is home to Meow Wolf’s first permanent installation, House of Eternal Return. Their work has been written about and praised by the New York Times, Ars Technica, NPR, LA Times and Hyperallergic.
Ginger White Brunetti, Denver Arts & Venues
Denver Arts & Venues’ mission is to amplify Denver’s quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, arts and entertainment opportunities. The agency operates some of the region’s most renowned facilities, including Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building. Arts & Venues also oversees the Denver Public Art program, Create Denver economic development initiative, SCFD Tier III granting process, Arts Education Fund, Youth One Book, One Denver literacy program, and entertainment and cultural events such as the Five Points Jazz Festival, and implementation of IMAGINE 2020: Denver’s Cultural Plan.
Brian Corrigan is a creative strategist and artist exploring the intersection of technology, art, culture and place. He is the founder and director of OhHeckYeah (OHY), a 2014 ArtPlace America creative placemaking recipient. OHY is a first-of-its-kind interactive street arcade that uses the power of play to strengthen the social, economic and physical fabric of place. He has worked and partnered with FORBES Global 2000 companies, museums, universities, community centers, city agencies and small businesses to craft award-winning work that has been featured by NPR, Cool Hunting, Huffington Post and PSFK. http://ohheckyeah.com/
Refreshments: Food & beverage provided
Hosted by: Denver Startup Week Designer Track | Brian Corrigan, Oh Heck Yeah | Industry Denver
Very limited parking due to construction in the area. We do have a parking garage but it is primarily for Industry tenants. Uber, Lyft, Car2Go (we have 3 Car2Go spots out front) and riding your bike are great for getting to INDUSTRY.