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Washington, DC In case you missed it at the National Council on the Arts meeting last week, here?s Ann Markusen presenting her new report (produced with Anne Gadwa) on creative placemaking, commissioned by the Mayors? Institute on City Design. You can download a pdf of the report from our website...
Los Angeles, California Broadway Arts Center, proposed site. Photo by Stephen Friday The Department of Cultural Affairs in Los Angeles, California, generates and supports high quality arts and cultural experiences for residents and visitors through its grantmaking and arts programming activities...
Award-winning environmental artist Lorna Jordan makes work that is focused on connecting communities to their environments. As described on her website , Jordan’s projects are “situated within diverse contexts such...
Indianapolis, Indiana Detail rendering by artist Mary Miss of FLOW (Can You See The River?) marking different uses of water on and near the Indianapolis Museum of Art building and grounds. Courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is one of the nation's...
Washington, DC Here's what my presentation to the Loeb Fellows looked like as interpreted by a graphic facilitator. Wonder if I can get this all to fit on the back of my business card? Last week I was New England bound, with visits to Hartford, Connecticut, and Boston and Cambridge,...
Rochester, New York The art trail will transform a series of underused spaces into public amenities, including a major new sculpture park, where a city sidewalk illuminates from within at night and is heavily embedded with audio and new media content contributed by residents of all backgrounds...
Chicago, Illinois Cermak Cluster as seen from Cermak Street looking north. Photo by Julie Burros The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) was established in 1984 to enhance the cultural life of the city, often partnering with other city agencies---such as the Department of Zoning and Urban...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Creativity Works! The Milwaukee Regional Creative Economy Project. Photo courtesy Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee Since 2005, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee (CAGM) has served a seven-county region in southeast Wisconsin that is home to more than two million...
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania A model of The Bridge by Elena Colombo. Image courtesy of Colombo Construction Corporation. ArtsQuest's SteelStacks cultural campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pretty spectacular thanks to the massive blast furnaces of the former Bethlehem Steel plant towering on one...
Washington, DC Photo courtesy of Project Row House Tune in from 3:00 - 4:15 pm EDT today, Tuesday, September 14, to the live webcast of "Creative Placemaking ," a panel discussion on the role of the arts in creating livable, sustainable communities. A captioned webcast will also be...

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