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Appalachian Futurism: The Inaugural Gathering of the Waymakers Collective

August 26 at 6:00 pm - August 27 at 12:00 pm EDT

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Appalachian Futurism: The Inaugural Gathering of the Waymakers Collective

August 26 at 6:00 pm August 27 at 12:00 pm America/Tennessee/Knoxville

The Waymakers Collective invites all Appalachian Futurists to attend their inaugural gathering. Enjoy a weekend with Appalachian artists, culture workers, organizers, activists, doers, and creatives building a just and equitable Appalachian future. This is the first official gathering of the Waymakers Collective since its inception. To learn more about who they are and how they came to be, visit their website

The first gathering of the Waymakers Collective will be a weekend filled with fellowship, joy, laughter, performances, peer networking, skill-building workshops, art making, film screenings, site visits, and more! Be ready to learn, share, make new connections with artists and art organizations in the region, and be inspired by the people and communities making new ways for life to thrive in the mountains.

Registration Cost

Artists, Arts Organizations & Assembly Members: $75 – Includes registration, all workshops, site visits, and six meals. 

Funders: $250 – Includes registration, all workshops, site visits, a closing funders strategy circle, and six meals. 

Follow the registration link below for more information about lodging, accessibility, and Covid protocols.

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