Building a Sustainable Partnership: Arts Educators, Public Artists and Administrators

APA New Jersey Chapter


Friday, May 5, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. EDT

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Public Art in Public Schools; Creative Placemaking for Youth; Community Development for Artists, Students, Agencies, and more. In a new project supported by Americans for the Arts’ publi arts and arts education programs, a series of tools and resources is set to be released in 2017. Exploring the intersections of public art and arts education as it relates to funding, pedagogy, high-performing partnerships, and sustainable collaborative practices, join this session to learn about the theory from white paper author, Olivia Gude, and explore tangible next steps in an action oriented session co-facilitated by Patricia Walsh and Jeff M. Poulin from Americans for the Arts.

Attendees will: (1) learn about the connections between public art practice and arts education pedagogies; (2)explore the challenges of collaboration and practice effective strategies to overcome; and (3) brainstorm next steps to create sustainable, high-performing partnerships between public art and arts education in sustainable placemaking efforts.


Olivia Gude


Jeff Poulin


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