Lincoln Center Activate

Lincoln Center Activate brings together teaching artists, educators, community artists, and arts leaders to build a global network that supports arts professionals in a changing landscape.

Join us for a special three-part series with actress, playwright, and educator Anna Deavere Smith featuring a conversation and keynote talk on reimagining education, as well as a staged reading written and performed by the artist. See below for upcoming events, and stay tuned for additional programming to be announced soon.

Register for the series with Anna Deavere Smith
April 6: In Conversation: Anna Deavere Smith and Dr. Christopher Emdin
April 8: Keynote: Anna Deavere Smith
April 10: By One Route, and By Another: A Performance by Anna Deavere Smith


About Lincoln Center Activate
A reimagination of our annual Summer Forum conference, Lincoln Center Activate offers year-round programming for arts professionals in the education and community engagement fields. Through dynamic speakers, innovative panels, immersive workshops, and mentoring, participants will hone their skills, develop their leadership potential, and create an effective network of arts professionals. Activate connects and inspires leaders in the education and community engagement fields to spark change in classrooms, communities, and beyond.

For any questions about the event or Lincoln Center Activate, please contact: [email protected].

CART (real-time closed captioning) provided for all events. If you have any additional accommodation requests or questions, please email [email protected] or call the access line at (212) 875-5375.

Major support for Lincoln Center Activate is provided by the Manton Foundation and Dalio Foundation.

Programming for Lincoln Center Education is made possible by Sherman Fairchild Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Constans Culver Foundation, Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc., Theodore H. Barth Foundation, The Giants Foundation, Lincoln Center's Education Committee, and Lincoln Center's generous donors and supporters.