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Book Talk: How to Do Creative Placemaking

Join us for a book talk on How to Do Creative Placemaking, an action-oriented guide for making places better through artistic action. Recently published by the National Endowment for the Arts, the book presents case studies and essays by leading practitioners in the field.

NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach will offer reflections on the NEA’s efforts to foster creative placemaking throughout the country, and a panel of artists, field leaders and researchers will discuss how artists are at the forefront of community change in Philadelphia. RSVP. 

  • Welcome: Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning and Development, City of Philadelphia
  • Opening remarks: Jason Schupbach, Director of Design, National Endowment for the Arts
  • Panel moderator: Ashley Hahn, Managing Director, PlanPhilly
  • Panel: Jason Schupbach; Lyz Crane, ArtPlace America; Anne Gadwa Nicodemus, Metris Consulting; Rasheedah Phillips, The AfroFuturist Affair; Kira Strong, City of Philadelphia Managing Director’s Office; Aviva Kapust, Village of Arts and Humanities
  • Q&A with audience
  • Reception to follow

This event is hosted by the Fairmount Park ConservancyCommunity Design CollaborativeCenter for Architecture and Design, and Mural Arts Philadelphia’s muraLAB program.

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