Art for Tomorrow 2017

The New York Times 3rd annual Art for Tomorrow Conference took place at the W Doha Hotel & Residences in Qatar from March 10-13, 2017. A hub for the world’s most influential thought leaders and innovators, this prestigious event attracted world-renowned artists, museum directors and curators, architects and urban planners, along with corporate and civic leaders.

Moderated by award-winning New York Times journalists, the event, convened in association with Qatar Museums, explored the tangible contributions art and cultural development can make to economic growth and nation-building initiatives. 

Watch 2017 sessions

Reimagining the Public Realm

A conversation between Christo and Roger Cohen: a rare opportunity to hear – and ask questions of – the brave and controversial owner of a magnificent, uncompromising imagination. 

Art Without Boundaries

Robert Wilson discusses his inspirations, collaborations, and his commitment to supporting artists from many cultures and backgrounds, with Farah Nayeri.

View the 2017 agenda

View the full 2017 Art for Tomorrow agenda by day.

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