Over the past few years, art has been a powerful medium for driving social change in the U.S. and globally. This event will explore art and social impact in Boston through a panel discussion featuring perspectives from both the public and private sectors. We’ll explore current trends, opportunities for collaboration, and predictions for the future. Hosted at Impact Hub Boston, a co-working community made up of social businesses addressing challenges both locally and globally, and moderated by Natalie Lemle, Founder of art_works, a Boston-based art strategy consultancy. Panelists Include: Jason McCool - Head of arts/culture partnerships, Aeronaut Kara Elliot-Ortega - Office of Arts and Culture, City of Boston Jason Talbot, Co-Founder, Artists for Humanity Jen Leclerc, Community Relations, MFA Boston L'Merchie Frazie - Artist and Director of Education and Interpretation at Museum of African American History Boston/ Nantucket.