Monuments, Murals, and Movements that Matter: A Conversation with Jane Golden
with Amelia Duran, Garage Cultural (Detroit) and Roula David, Murals in the Market (Detroit)
DATE: Friday, September 25, 2020
TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
A conversation on representation, community-determined public art, and lessons of resiliency and adaptation to changes, challenges, and second chances with insights from Jane Golden, founder and executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia.
Presenters on Thursday, September 24:
- Jane Golden, Mural Arts Philadelphia
Jane Golden has been the driving force of Mural Arts Philadelphia since its inception in 1984, overseeing its growth from a small city agency into the nation’s largest public art program and a global model for transforming public space and community through art. Under Golden’s direction, Mural Arts has created over 4,000 works of public art through innovative collaborations with community-based organizations, city agencies, nonprofit organizations, schools, the private sector, and philanthropies.
- Amelia Duran, Garage Cultural
Born and raised in Southwest Detroit, Amelia has been active in her community for over 20 years through her professional experience in “brick & mortar” non-profit development and as the Co-Directora of Garage Cultural, a community arts education collective rooted in uplifting the cultural traditions of the Spanish speaking residents of the area.
- Roula David, Murals in the Market
Roula is the Vice President of 1xRun (“one-time run”), the world’s leading publisher of fine art editions and online destination for original art, and Founder of Murals in the Market, a mural festival located in Detroit’s Eastern Market.
Moderated by: Omari Rush, CultureSource