Arts Writing Colloquia Coming to DC

Through support from the DC Commission on the Arts, Day Eight and partnering organizations and publications will host an Arts Writing Colloquia in Washington, D.C. March 24, 2018.

10:00am – Noon MENTOR SESSIONS

Registered attendees to the conference may separately apply to participate in one on one mentor meetings with journalists including: Sarah Kaufman (Washington Post, 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism), John Anderson (Washington City Paper, Art in America), Maura Judkis (Washington Post, Washingtonian).

1:00 – 2:30 WORKSHOPS

Culture Journalism with Maura Judkis
Maura Judkis writes for the Washington Post and other outlets.

Culture Journalism with Greg Sandow
Greg Sandow has written about classical music for the Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, New York times, and elsewhere, and teaches arts writing at Julliard.


I: Journalism Forms and Innovation
Moderator: Patrick Cavanaugh
Cara Ober, Bmore Art
Lorraine Treanor, DC Theatre Scene
Ebone Bell, Tagg Magazine


II: Culture Journalism at Universities and Beyond
Moderator: Mark Lieberman
Clarice Metzger, Life and Style Editor, Howard University’s Hilltop
Michael Bergen, Culture Editor, Georgetown University’s Voice
Liz Provencher, Culture Editor, George Washington University’s Hatchet
Anna Donohue, Culture Editor, American University’s Eagle

4:30 to 5:15 pm KEYNOTES SPEECHES

Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America
Geoff Edgers, Washington Post

5:30-6:30 RECEPTION

To register, click here to be taken to the Eventbrite registration page.

Thanks to our partners in the colloquia: Howard University’s Hilltop, Georgetown University’s Voice, George Washington University’s Hatchet, Tagg Magazine, DC Theatre Scene, American University’s Eagle.