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Keynote Talk: Art World Impresario Noah Horowitz, Art Basel’s Director, Americas

Noah Horowitz, Director of Art Basel, Americas, runs the art world’s biggest show of the year: Art Basel Miami Beach. He’s also in charge of Art Basel Cities, which involves spreading the initiative to new markets like Buenos Aires. At Tom Tom, he’ll share lessons he’s learned about cities’ creative infrastructure and identity through a conversation with New York Magazine’s editor at large Carl Swanson.

Wednesday, April 10 at 12:30pm at The Jefferson Theater General Admission: $25 – This ticket includes a boxed lunch. 

NOTE: Included in the Creative Ecosystems Conference ticket, Civic Innovation Conference ticket, and All Access and Patron Badges


Noah Horowitz has served as Director of Art Basel in North and South America since 2015. As Director, Noah has taken the global phenomenon to new heights, convening more than 400 galleries and drawing more than 70,000 visitors each year in Miami Beach. Prior to his current role, he was Executive Director of The Armory Show in New York.

Not only is Horowitz the ultimate art-world insider, he’s a true innovator: Horowitz directed the first-ever major online-only art fair, VIP Art Fair, in 2009. Noah holds a Ph.D. in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, and is the author of Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market. He is a frequent lecturer on contemporary art and economics, and his writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Texte zur Kunst, and The Art Newspaper.

The General Admission $25 ticket includes a midday meal and access to the keynote talk.



Learn More about the Creative Ecosystems Conference & the Summit

The Creative Ecosystem Conference is a daylong meeting of the minds on Thursday, April 11 for arts administrators, curators, artists, and supporters from the Mid Atlantic and beyond. Focused on fostering productive alliances, this event will demystify how small organizations with limited resources can achieve outsized impact for the artists and communities that they serve. The Conference is part of the multi-day 2019 Tom Tom Summit, whose theme is “Building Better Hometowns.”



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