Author(s): Vink, Mandy
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2016

This essay explores how different cities are looking to utilize public art as strategy for civic exploration.

Author(s): Bressi, Todd and Cohen, Michelle
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2016

This Public Art Roadmap is intended to chart a course for what the Public Arts Trust should do next. The Roadmap process took place from October 2014 through June 2015.

Author(s): Huss, Stephen
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 2016

This agenda is a sample of a bi-annual meeting of the Northern California Public Art Administrators (NorCal PAAN), which take place in a range of locations in the northern parts of California. This agenda is a sample for use by others who are interested in setting up a meeting with other regional public art professionals or programs.

Author(s): City of Mill Valley
Date of Publication: Jun 06, 2016

"This document envisions the placement of more works of art in the public realm of the City to contribute to the City’s growing cultural heritage. It does not presuppose or prejudge the character and nature of the art, but establishes public standards, and a public process for decisions about adding works of art in public places. It enables the City to enhance the community’s vitality through the installation of public art." [p.2]

Author(s): Conley Odenkirk, Sarah, and the 2016 PAN Council
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2016

In 2016, Americans for the Arts's Public Art Network Advisory Council issued a set statements that outlined a set best practices in the development of public art projects. The Proposed Best Practies includes statments that support fair and equitable practices in artists selection processes to contracting statements to support of the Visual Artists' Rights Act (VARA). As outlined in the document " Throughout the United States, agencies and organizations have been using art to expand constituents’ experience of the public realm. With so many entities involved in

Author(s): Cleveland, William
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2016

In this case study, Bill Cleveland offers an engaging in-depth excavation of the genesis, planning, and implementation of Creative CityMaking, a collaboration between the City of Minneapolis and Intermedia Arts aimed at integrating creative thinking, strategies, and processes into the operations of city departments. Detailed stories of the five collaborative projects at the heart of Creative CityMaking along with outcomes and learning from the first phase provide an illuminating and instructive look at how collaboration between artists and municipal government can achieve

Author(s): Lansie Sylvia
Date of Publication: May 10, 2016

This article looks at a public art project's impact on increasing voter awarness and turnout in Philadelphia, PA. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation through their Knight Cities Challenge grant, Next Stop: Democracy! (NSD) aimed to improve the voting experience and increase civic engagement using public art. Here’s My Chance (HMC), a creative agency that works exclusively with nonprofits and socially responsible businesses, produced the project. Working with the Knight Foundation, Mural Arts, Committee of Seventy and other key nonprofit partners, HMC

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: May 01, 2016

This report provides highlights from key finding of the 2015 Local Arts Agency Census, covering topics on organizational budgets, operations, programs, and services of local arts agencies across the country. 

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: May 01, 2016

This one pager give an overview of key data from the 2015 Local Arts Agency Census about how local arts agencies support and public art projects.

Author(s): Seresinhe, Chanuki Illushka; Preis, Tobias; Moat, Helen Susannah
Date of Publication: Mar 29, 2016

This study published by Royal Society Open Science is the first of its kind to apply quantitative evidence to the belief that public art increases property values in urban neighborhoods. Additionally, it demonstrates how online visual platforms both contribute to and inform us about social and economic trends at large. Using geo-tagged photos from Flickr and property prices over time, researchers suggest a direct relationship between Street Art and neighborhood economic growth.