Kentucky Arts Council partners with University of Louisville to present public art symposium
FRANKFORT, Ky. — In an effort to engage artists, students, curators, preservationists, administrators, public officials and others in discourse about public art, the Kentucky Arts Council has partnered with the University of Louisville to offer Public Art and the City: 2012. The symposium includes a keynote address by Renee Piechocki, director of the Office of Public Art, Pittsburgh, Pa.; a session on securing commissions and funding public art projects; and a session highlighting case studies from Owensboro, Ky., Columbus, Ohio, and Frankfort, Ky.
The symposium will be April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT, at the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, 2301 S. Third St., on the campus of the University of Louisville.
Registration fee is $25 and includes breakfast and lunch. Advanced registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, go to http://louisville.edu/arts-culture/events-workshops/public-art-and-the-city or contact Janna Tajibaeva at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-852-2247.
Public Art and the City: 2012 is sponsored by the Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships, the Liberal Studies Project, The Morgan Program of the Hite Institute and the Kentucky Arts Council.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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