Conversations at OZ, the OZ Arts Nashville fundraiser, is back in person for 2023! Enjoy cocktails, dinner and discussion with community leaders at the event on Feb. 22. The fun happens in their spacious warehouse.
The annual fundraiser also features hosts that share “vulnerable, open and genuine perspectives on a range of topics pertinent to Nashville’s community and growth.” Past discussion hosts have included Nashville Mayor John Cooper, multiple GRAMMY Award-winning music producer and songwriter T. Bone Burnett, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, celebrated novelist and poet Caroline Randall Smith, author and scholar Michael Eric Dyson, and Oscar Award-winning screenwriter Callie Khouri.
This year’s hosts will be announced this month, when tickets go on sale.
The event is co-chaired by a diverse group of local leaders who have made extraordinary impacts on the Nashville community, including:
- Laurie Seabury, Secretary for the OZ Arts Board
- Marcia Masulla, Co-Founder of Nashville Fashion Week
- Shan Foster, Co-Founder & CEO at Fostering Healthy Solutions and former professional basketball player
- Sherri Neal, Honorary Co-Chair, Chief Diversity Officer at HCA Healthcare and OZ Arts Board Member
“We are thrilled to host one of the city’s most anticipated events in person once again,” Tim Ozgener, Co-Founder and President of OZ Arts Nashville, says. “The funds raised by this benefit allow our team to continue the exploration of bold new forms of performing and visual arts and provide a greater foundation to support, develop and present accessible engagement opportunities for local students, artists and audiences across Nashville.”
We will update you with more information including on-sale dates and host information when we have it. For more, visit their official website.