Facilitating Connections


Design Conversation 54 is about how art and design can be used as a catalyst to bring people together, start conversation and encourage understanding. A panel discussion will focus on how partnerships are forged through art, design and culture. Panelists will discuss how they have built relationships, exhibitions and organizations through shared experiences, innovative ideas and critical dialogue. They include Fred Scharmen, D Center Baltimore; Sarah McCann, curator of Baltimore From Many Perspectives, D center's current partner exhibition; Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, writer and critic; Deana Haggag, curator and organizer; and C. Ryan Patterson, artist and organizer.