Oct 14th 2019

Learning in Public: Artist & Community-based Partnerships

@ Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

Opening Monday, October 14th, 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.

Learning in Public: Artist & Community-based Partnerships
Monday, October 14, 6-8pm | Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater
Register Online 👉 http://bit.ly/2lKGwEy
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

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