Unexpected Art: Experiencing Visual Culture in Non-Traditional Spaces

  • Monday, October 6th

Presenter(s): 

Tarissa Tiberti, Executive Director, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Michele Quinn, Principal, MCQ Fine Art, LLC
Lisa Marchese, Chief Marketing Officer, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Moderator: 

Danielle Kelly, Executive Director, Neon Museum

Track: 

  • Visitor Experience

This session rethinks venue, context, and audience through firsthand accounts of Las Vegas’s unusual—and celebrated—visual art experiences. Discussion focuses on strategies for turning presumed liabilities into assets, nurturing a migrant audience, and the complexities of corporate culture and sponsorship. This session hopes to inspire a dialogue about the significance of, and significant challenges to, creating space for culture where one might least expect it.