BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro CoreArts Project continues its series of public meetings and conversations on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Latchis Theatre.

Track Two, Session Three of the CoreArts Project is titled "Exploring Brattleboro’s Cultural Landscape: Past, Present and Future."

For many years, Brattleboro has been lauded as a small community with an outsized profusion of the arts. Many different threads have woven together to form the community we live and work in today. In which ways has the arts and culture sector informed Brattleboro’s personality? What lenses are used to describe current trends? Who are the past and present players? What do we need to understand about how the community landscape is formed and subsequently altered? Can we learn from historical trends to nudge creatively at the future?

Panelists for the conversation include Ellen Lovell, president of Marlboro College; Paul Costello, executive director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development; and Gail Nunziata, managing director of Latchis Arts.

Next up on the Track Two schedule is "Cooperation and Collaboration: Exploring Relationships" on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Latchis Theatre. Panelists include John Davis, Lanesboro (Minn.) Arts Center; Meri Jenkins of the Massachusetts Cultural Council; Steve Procter, arts consultant and potter

The Brattleboro CoreArts Project, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, is a collaborative project of the Town of Brattleboro and the Arts Council of Windham County. Additional funding comes from the Thomas Thompson Trust and the Windham Foundation.

For more information, visit www.brattcorearts.org.