Opening Monday, October 7th, from 6PM - 8PM
On view through Monday, October 14th
How can public art work better in neighborhoods? Explore this core question and more through Learning in Public, a series of three FREE events exploring public art and its relationships to Chicago communities, organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). Participants are highly encouraged to attend all three events.
Learn more about the Convening here 👉 Learning in Public: Professional Development Convening.
Learning in Public: Artist & Municipal Partnerships
Monday, October 7, 6-8pm | Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater
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What does it take to make public art partnerships between municipal agencies and artists work? What are the unique challenges and opportunities? How can this work be leveraged for the greater civic good?
Panelists: Andrea Carlson, Artist; Allyson Coglianese, Project Coordinator, Arts in Transit Program at Chicago Transit Authority; Faheem Majeed, Artist, Floating Museum; Meida McNeal, Arts and Culture Manager, Chicago Park District
Learning in Public: Artist & Community-based Partnerships
Monday, October 14, 6-8pm | Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater
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What does it take to create public art generated by and for the community it’s meant to serve? How and by whom are those projects instigated and sustained, and what perspectives do the various partners in this ecosystem bring to the table? What are the unique challenges and opportunities?
Panelists will share recent projects and explore these core questions and more. Panel:
· Paola Aguirre Serrano, Founder and Director, Borderless Studio
· Jim Duignan, Artist, Stockyard Institute; Professor, DePaul University
· William Estrada, Artist and educator, Telpochcalli Elementary School
· Ghian Foreman, CEO, Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative
· Dr. Rachel Harper, Professor, DePaul University