Posts

Help us collect data on engaging programming for Public Art. Your answers help us discover funding sources and opportunities for artists that match the public's interest - Please Share!

Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the
survey.fbapp.io

Do Arts Organizations Bring in Enough Money to Cover Expenses? Check out our new Bottom Line report.

Do Arts Organizations Bring in Enough Money to Cover Expenses? Averages Driving Forces VIEW AVERAGES BY: Overall Arts Sector Size Geography {{overall_info.title}} {{selected_sector.title}} {{link.name}} {{link.title}} {{selected_size.title}} {{selected_size.field_divident_value}} {{selected_size.fie...
mcs.smu.edu
Photos
Posts
Image may contain: night, sky and outdoor
San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Tomorrow we unveil Photosynthesis: Love for All Seasons, a new art illumination that will run nightly through Spring 2018. Join us tomorrow, Thursday, for the b...ig reveal as part of "Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park" with San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Obscura Digital, ILLUMINATE.

Details about tomorrow's event, Winter Lights in GG Park, here: http://bit.ly/2AB2WuJ Edit, don't forget: Dress warmly, it's expected to be chilly!

For more info on Photosynthesis: Love for All Seasons, visit here: http://bit.ly/2BpRzpL

See More

Bean mania! Lots of memes are popping up with ideas and happenings for Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate. What other creative ideas do you have for Chi-town's favorite iconic public art piece?

A new meme has people creating Facebook events to render peculiar tributes to Chicago's iconic "Cloud Gate" sculpture.
hyperallergic.com

GREAT OPPORTUNITY: Burning Man is seeking artists to create an artwork that is representative of the emblematic iconography of Washoe County Nevada that will serve as two trailhead installations for a 200-mile trail of art, culture and place memory. Budget: $60k-100k

Washoe County Art Trail: Call for Artists/Proposals WHO: Burning Man Project and Washoe CountyAPPLICATION OPENING: October 17, 2017DEADLINE: Monday, December 18, 2017BUDGET: $60,000 – $100,000   INTRODUCTION Burning Man Project and Washoe County are pleased to announce an opportunity for artists ...
burningman.org

Excited to announce our residency recipients for 2018! Thanks to all who applied--it was an extremely competitive year. We look forward to working with this great group of artists! http://recologyartistinresidenceprogram.createsend.com/…/51…

Recology San Francisco is pleased to announce the recipients of artist residencies for 2018. The six selected artists/art collaboratives are: Mark Baugh-Sasaki, Bonanza, Laurel Roth Hope, Neil Mendoza, Kari Orvik, and Leah Rosenberg. During each four-month residency period, two artists/art collabora...
recologyartistinresidenceprogram.createsend.com

Photosynthesis: Summer of Love may have ended, but good news - a new series will hit the iconic Conservatory building next Thursday! Join us Dec. 7 when we reve...al Photosynthesis: Love for All Seasons, as part of Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park with San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department.

For more details on Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park, including free activities such as carnival rides, a cookie factory, arts and crafts for kids, a visit from Santa and music, visit: http://bit.ly/2BpRzpL

See More
Join us on December 7th at 7pm for the unveiling of our new nightly illumination, Photosynthesis: Love for All Seasons, as part of “Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park,” a free special event hosted by San Francisco Recreation & Park.
conservatoryofflowers.org
Image may contain: cloud, sky and outdoor
MONA CARON is in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The serene upper half...

No automatic alt text available.
San Francisco Arts Commission

OPPORTUNITY! Are you an artist residing and practicing in
Northern California? Check out the call for Andy’s Unity Park Public Art Installations from the County of Sonoma Regional Parks. Visit the link for details about the RFP: https://links.sonoma-county.org/…/Andy%27s%20Unity%20Park_C…

Image may contain: sky and outdoor
SFGATE

Harvey Milk Plaza will soon feature an array of rainbow colors shooting into the sky to honor the slain supervisor.

It's called “Harvey’s Halo.”

Read more: http://bit.ly/2yTsxxR

Public gardens open opportunities to teach the public about science, including climate change. Chicago Botanic Garden and Cornell Botanic Gardens were recently highlighted for their outreach and education efforts.

Botanical gardens aim to empower visitors to see climate change in their own backyards.
csmonitor.com

County News: Applications for NACo's Creative Counties Placemeking Challenge are due October 13 http://www.naco.org/…/applications-open-new-creative-counti…

NACo has opened the application process for its Creative Counties Placemaking Challenge.
naco.org
Image may contain: plant, flower, tree, sky, outdoor and nature
Image may contain: plant, sky, tree, cloud, flower, outdoor and nature
Image may contain: plant, sky, flower, tree, outdoor and nature
American Public Gardens Association added 3 new photos.

Good morning from Denver Botanic Gardens! We're excited to kick off day two of the Arts and Exhibitions Symposium. Artist credit: Dale Chihuly #2017AESymp

The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries is pleased to announce a new Artist in Residence (AIR) initiative that introduces visual artists into Departm...ents of the City and County of San Francisco, providing the artists a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of civic dialogue.

For our first year, SFAC has partnered with San Francisco Planning. A Request for Qualification is out with a deadline for October 19!

See More
The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Galleries is pleased to announce a new Artist in Residence (AIR) initiative that introduces visual artists into Departments of the City and County of San Francisco, providing the artists a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of civic dialogue....
sfartscommission.org

"It’s hard not to see the very existence of the Palestinian Museum as part of a conceptual project in exploring what is even possible here."

The new museum explores the living culture of Jerusalem, which curator Reem Fadda sees as a city that exemplifies the beginning and end of globalism.
hyperallergic.com

"I think public art is in the public domain. It belongs to the people who use the city’s facilities. It is open to discussion and to the public’s concerns. It w...ill be successful for public art in an open society to generate that discourse and it can make a difference on an aesthetic, moral, and philosophical level." More with Ai Weiwei and what's behind "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" in Vulture.

See More
“It is like presenting yourself to an old lover; to give to the city what I never had a chance to achieve when I was there.”
vulture.com|By Carl Swanson