Watch This Space: A Symposium on Art in Public Space

How Do I Do That?
A Conversation with Ariana Hellerman, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and Jim Boyle, Ralph C. Wilson Foundation

DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
TIME: 11:00 – 11:30 am EST
COST: Free

Public arts projects, whether large or small scale, can feel incredibly daunting. So how do they get done? Join us for a series of 30-minute conversations with innovators and leaders in local and national public arts where we’ll race the clock to hear about their work and how do it.

Presenters on Tuesday, September 22:

  • Ariana Hellerman, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
    Ariana is the Director of Programming for the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, working to activate downtown public space in NYC with performative public art ranging from accordion festivals to drum circles to interactive dance performances
  • Jim Boyle, 53North / Ralph C. Wilson Foundation
    As founder of 53North, Jim Boyle connects Detroit artists to his hometown, and more specifically, the barns of Port Austin, Michigan. Read more about his placemaking work repurposing old barns into sculptures in Hyperallergic here.

Moderated by: Marc Folk, The Arts Commission (Toledo, OH)

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