NEA Chair Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson to speak to Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism

 chairJackson.jpgDr. Maria Rosario Jackson, the 13th Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, will speak to the 2024 Wisconsin Governor's Conference on Tourism in Lake Geneva on Tuesday, March 12 at 10:45 am.  Following her presentation – and lunch – she will hold a more informal “fireside chat" at 1:30pm, facilitated by George Tzougros, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Arts Board. 

We invite you to be there!

To join us, please choose between the following options.

Participate in the Full Conference!

We hope you are already registered for the full conference (March 10-12).  This year's theme is The Art of Tourism, in part to celebrate the Wisconsin Arts Board's 50th anniversary!  If you haven't registered, here are the links to the agenda and full registration information.


Participate for A Day!

If you can only participate in the conference for one day, there is a one-day registration for Tuesday, March 12, which includes the Governor's Dinner and Awards Celebration.  The Governor's Tourism Award for Arts, Culture and Heritage will be given out during this dinner.  Here is a link to the one-day registration.

Focus on Dr. Jackson!

If you only want to hear Dr. Jackson speak and participate in her “fireside chat," Tourism is offering a special registration rate of $75.00. This registration includes Tuesday's conference breakfast and lunch as well as Dr. Jackson's presentation and fireside chat. You will need to register here.  You are looking for “Wisconsin Arts Board Guest Registration."  (FYI If you would also like to attend the Governor's Dinner and Awards Celebration, select “Wisconsin Arts Board Guest Registration with dinner.")


Let's give Dr. Jackson a warm Wisconsin welcome.  Please join us, and please spread the word!