Public Art News Round-up

 

The Importance and Impact of Planning for Public Art by Americans for the Arts

“In this post, [Americans for the Arts] provide an overview of three papers published by Americans for the Arts that speak to the diverse needs of public art programs across the country, and how local institutions are approaching the topic in innovative ways.”

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Public Art and Placemaking Online Courses by ForecastEd

“Forecast.ED courses are designed to cover a diverse array of topics within the fields of public art and placemaking. Some courses offer a broad overview, and others allow you to get more specialized information about a certain topic area. Our first two courses were created in partnership with the American Planning Association (APA), for City Planners to build skills and knowledge to incorporate public art into their work and address the health of their cities. These courses offer continuing education credits through APA.”

Awesome example of public art affecting a community:

5 Ideas for Community Art Projects and Events by B.R. Howard

“See examples of ideas for community art projects and events and learn about the importance of art in a community and how art affects a community.”

Time lapse example of public art installation:

“ Raining Reeds  is inspired by the meandering, reed-filled wetlands along Florida’s east coast as well as the afternoon rainstorms common in the area.”

Raining Reeds is inspired by the meandering, reed-filled wetlands along Florida’s east coast as well as the afternoon rainstorms common in the area.”

 
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