Arts and Culture: Creating our Communities

APA Georgia Chapter


Friday, September 29, 2017
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. CDT

CM | 1.25

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The arts have proven to generate substantial benefits in our communities, including improved health/livability, branding/identity, & economic development growth. This session will explore 3 case studies that are successfully utilizing arts & culture to enhance the quality of life for residents.


Marian Liou

Marian is a visionary and social entrepreneur who works to catalyze, support, and strengthen livable, inclusive, and thriving communities for culturally diverse populations through collaborative and multidisciplinary community-based creative placemaking and substantive public engagement. Marian has a J.D. from Columbia University and a B.A. in International Relations from ... Read More

David Burt

Mr. Burt is an urban planning and real estate professional with almost twenty years of experience in matters related to real estate market analysis, economic development, and commercial and residential property development. He has diverse experience in both the public and private sectors with a strong background in downtown redevelopment ... Read More

Deann Murphy

Deanna Murphy is an urban designer, planner, and architectural designer who works to enhance our cities through community-oriented place-making and sustainable design. Deanna has worked as a designer and planner in the private, non-profit, and public sectors over the past 13 years, including positions at the Georgia Conservancy, G.H ... Read More

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