Join us for for an evening of Wine and Conversation as arts professionals gathers for roundtable Creative Conversation discussing “Art is Home”.
Throughout the evening Special Guests and Arts Professionals will be exploring what art means to them, the role Art plays in their life, and discuss art as a safe haven and being the space artists can call home. This conversation will allow leaders within the arts community from a range of backgrounds to share the importance of Art as an outlet while providing art spaces/resources to the community that we all use and benefit from!
6:30pm - Roundtable Discussion with Special Guests
7:10pm - Question & Answer Session
7:30pm - Networking
Special Guests to include:
Divinity Buggs, Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital Venue Director
Ahmane’ Glover, Co-Director of The Sanctuaries,the first D.C. based interfaith arts community in the country
Taylor Rambo, Resident of Brookland Artspace Lofts, Managing Director, The American Pops Orchestra, and EALDC Steering Committee Member
Ahmane’ Glover lives on the edge of intense creative energy. She embodies the rich legacy of spoken word artistry in service to communal growth. Currently she serves as the Co-Director of The Sanctuaries,the first D.C. based interfaith arts community in the country, which activates leaders to innovate arts-based strategies that transform social division and systemic oppression. Her sacred mission is to ignite the power of the arts for social change, sacred healing and liberatory movements.
Powering her organizational leadership are her experiences in: Constellating Peace from the Inside Out in Sierra Leone, Women’s March 2019 (Arts Coordinator), The Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute, The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond - Undoing Racism(Train the Trainer Process), and the Kingian Nonviolence Training Program in South Africa.
Glover was awarded an esteemed fellowship in the inaugural class of the Greensboro Justice Fund Fellowship at Highlander Research and Education Center.
Divinity Buggs is the Venue Director at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital. She has been in the events industry for over 10 years having worked in all aspects including catering, sales, wedding planning, and now leading the rentals program is this beautiful historic venue. She stumbled into the industry while planning her own wedding and has been hooked ever since. She got her start with Hill Center running the programs department which brings programming for all ages, backgrounds and variety of subjects to the DC Community in 2014 and has been helping Hill Center grow every since. When she is not at work she keeps busy by being a wife, mother of 3 kids, 1 dog and 1 cat.