Hatch Asheville gears up for a third yearThe third year of HATCH Asheville is slated for April 14-17 with a number of panels, workshops and events open to the public.
What is HATCH? It is a program that provides mentorship, education, inspiration and recognition to the next generation of creative innovators. The focus is on creative industries and how to best leverage creative professions to impact the community and the planet in a positive and sustainable way. HATCHfest brings together luminaries in the arts and entertainment world to serve as mentors to groundbreaking new creative talent. They host panels, workshops, keynotes, exhibits, networking parties, and mentoring sessions for four days in the heart of downtown Asheville.
Local studios, galleries, theaters, concert halls, and other locations become HATCH venues during the festival for experiential exhibits, panels, workshops, and networking events. Downtown Asheville comes alive.
A full list of mentors will be announced in the coming weeks and tickets are on sale for the special events being planned. However, many panel discussions and events are free. Click here for more information.
March 7, 2011