City of Saskatoon

03/06/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/06/2019 15:44

REMINDER: Public Art Talk “Shaped by Relationships Shaped by Art” with Marie Lopes on Thursday, March 7, 2019

Marie Lopes is an arts educator, curator and administrator, and the Coordinator of Arts, Culture and Engagement for the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. She is recognized nationally for her innovative work connecting professional artists and communities to create, present, and experience art together.

In this free public talk sponsored by the City's Public Art Advisory Committee, Marie will discuss her involvement with socially engaged and community-based art projects, and provide perspectives on the scope and evolving nature of social practice, its relationship to the field of public art, and the integration of art into the everyday life of the city.

Public Art Talk: 'Shaped by Relationships Shaped by Art' with Marie Lopes
Sponsored by the City's Public Art Advisory Committee
Thursday, March 7, 2019
7 p.m. (reception to follow)
Station 20 West, 1120 - 20th Street West, Saskatoon
Free to the public

In addition to the public art talk, the Public Art Advisory Committee is also sponsoring a free conversational forum and workshop designed for artists and non-profit organizations interested in developing community-engaged art projects in all disciplines.

'With, For and About: A Conversational Forum and Workshop to Discuss Community-Engaged Arts and Social Practice' with Marie Lopes
Sponsored by the City's Public Art Advisory Committee
Saturday, March 9, 2019
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
City Hall, 222 - 3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon (Committee Room E)
Space is limited. Please RSVP to [email protected] by March 5, 2019.

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