Public Art Preconference
The Public Art Preconference: Expanding the Ecosystem
The ecosystem of the public art field is ever expanding with the inclusion of in new players and constituents from both the arts and non-arts sectors. As the interest in public art continues to through placemaking and community engagement initiatives, so is the need for developing healthy partnerships with fellow civic-focused organizations, community stakeholders and project partners. Explore how you can adopt successful practices to impact your community and create great projects. During public art tours, visit locations around San Francisco that emphasize excellent public art and cultural landmarks. Leave your preconference experience with an understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing public art today, as well as the tools and knowledge to strengthen and grow your work in your community.
Expanding the Ecosystem begins at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15 and goes through 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16. This preconference will primarily take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the Convention headquarters, with special public art tours occurring throughout San Francisco.
Expanding the Ecosystem
|4:00 pm - 6:00 pm||Registration|
|5:00 pm - 7:00 pm||San Francisco Arts Commission & Public Art Network Gallery Reception|
|7:00 pm - 9:00 pm||Public Art Dine-arounds|
|8:30 am - 9:00 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 10:30 am||Public Art Network 2017 Year in Review|
|10:30 am - 11:00 am||New Voices: Call & Response (Part 2 - The Response) and Closing|
|12:00 pm||Main Convention & Precon Plus Begins|
|8:30 pm - 9:00 pm||Breakfast|