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Art in the Public Domain

Art in the public domain—accessible to all—involves responding to specific sites, administering artist selection processes, advocating for artists, fostering community engagement, collaborating with architects, and working with fabricators. In this course, receive an overview of the history of public art in New York City. Explore the range of public art currently being produced and best practices for creating, funding, and managing these commissions. Follow a project from its conception to the ribbon-cutting. This course is a great choice for New Yorkers who want to learn more about the art in their own backyard, as well for aspiring artists, arts administrators, and community activists.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Familiarity with important public works of art in New York City
  • Knowledge of the process behind creating and managing public art
  • An overview of the history of public art initiatives in New York City

Ideal for

  • Art enthusiasts
  • Art professionals
  • Community activists
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.