Creative Placemaking and Civic Art Space Engagement

APA California Chapter, Northern Section

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
noon - 1 p.m. PDT

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Overview

Through Roberto Bedoya’s work with the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC), Roberto spearheaded the innovative P.L.A.C.E. (People, Land, Arts, Culture and Engagement) initiative. His work is fueled by the belief that arts and cultural activities are essential to making meaningful places and can help transform shared spaces into vibrant and nurturing communities. Roberto is now the City of Oakland’s first-ever Cultural Affairs director. He will discuss how public spaces can serve as mechanisms of validation, inclusion and belonging.

Speakers

Roberto Roberto Bedoya

Considered a national thought leader around arts and civic engagement, and cultural equity and creative placemaking, Roberto Bedoya was hired in September 2016 to serve as the City of Oakland’s first Director of Cultural Affairs. Bedoya served for nine years as the executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts ... Read More

Roberto Bedoya

Considered a national thought leader around arts and civic engagement, and cultural equity and creative placemaking, Roberto Bedoya was hired in September 2016 to serve as the City of Oakland’s first Director of Cultural Affairs. Bedoya served for nine years as the executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts ... Read More

Contact Info

Hing Wong, Hingw@abag.ca.gov