Year in Review
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Dec 11, 2017

A Monument to Maggie tells the story of the development and unveiling of a monument to civil rights hero Maggie L. Walker, which was unveiled after nearly 20 years of efforts led by community and political leaders to help tell another part of Richmond's history.

Aug 18, 2017

Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the complex and important impact of public art, including monuments to the Confederacy, on the history and pride of diverse communities, and encourages ongoing civic dialogue around the removal and replacement of these monuments.

Apr 19, 2017

As founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and an acclaimed public interest lawyer, Bryan Stevenson has dedicated his career to fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination. In addition to his work in the courtroom, Stevenson is helping shepherd powerful works of public art like the Memorial to Peace and Justice, which will feature the names of more than 4,000 victims of lynching.

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Oct 05, 2016

CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, announces the winners of the fourth annual CODAawards: Collaboration of Design + Art. The CODAawards recognize collaborations that result in outstanding projects that successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces.

Sep 01, 2016

Murals, sculptures and even sound scores adorn our cities, exposing and exploring our histories and cultures.

Jul 26, 2016

Jackson Hole Public Art announced today the release of POP—Places of Possibility: A Public Art & Placemaking Toolkit for Rural Communities, a 37-page guide to creating a successful public art program in a small town.

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Sep 06, 2017
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In October 2016, the Arts Program at the San Diego International Airport released the guidelines for an innovative opportunity to be the Performing Arts Group in residency for the entire 2017 year. This would be the...

Aug 24, 2017

In the art world, deaccession is generally defined as permanently removing a work of art from a collection. Art museums, libraries, and other collecting institutions may use a deaccession process to remove pieces from their collections for a variety of reasons. Because of the nuances of...

Aug 18, 2017

This has been a trying week for the public art field across the country. I have heard from many of you, expressing concerns and challenges as your communities turn to you for aide in addressing Confederate memorials and symbols in your public arenas. Please know that you are not alone in your...

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