Becoming Public Art: A Civic Role for Artists

Community:Markham
Location:Online
Start date:October 27, 2020
Time:01:30 PM – 03:00 PM

Becoming Public Art: Working Models & Case Studies for Art in Public is a nine-week virtual summit presented by the City of Markham, in partnership with ART+PUBLIC UnLtd. In a series of virtual sessions open to the public, professionals in the field will present the broad range of perspectives that shape public art making today.

In Session 3: A Civic Role for Artists, we will explore the following questions: How to integrate the artist into the city infrastructure? Can the artist act as an urban problem solver? What is the civic role of the artist?

Featuring:
Carolyn Bowen, Manager, Watershed Planning, City of Calgary
Shirley Levy, Chief of Staff, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Moderator:
Michèle Pearson Clarke, visual artist and Photo Laureate, City of Toronto

For more information please visit: https://markham.ca/PublicArt

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