Why You Should Attend
The Intersection of Public Art and Civic Design
Enjoy programming uniquely focused on public art and civic design. The Public Art & Civic Design Conference is exploring place-making across venues, from buses to the border, and with many goals, including telling the story of climate change and amplifying new voices.
Break out of the hotel and see great public art and civic design projects firsthand. The Public Art & Civic Design Conference features 10 half-day tours across the Washington, D.C. region, giving attendees the chance to connect with artists and administrators and learn the ins and outs of a project.
Connect with arts leaders across country during a weekend of insights and learning. The Public Art & Civic Design Conference is your opportunity to step back from your day-to-day work and absorb national trends shaping the arts industry.
This conference is designed for public art administrators, artists, arts and culture leaders, placemakers and keepers, municipal agents, and other professionals in the design, planning, transportation, and development fields who are working at the intersection of art and the built environment. From novices to mid-career professionals and established experts, the Public Art & Civic Design Conference will have something for you.