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May 13, 2017

Mad. Sq. Art Symposium 2017:
Accessing Public Art
Friday, June 2, 2017
9am-12pm
SVA Theatre, School of Visual Arts
333 West 23rd Street
Please RSVP to symposium@madisonsquarepark.org
https://www.madisonsquarepark.org/mad-sq-art/mad-sq-art-symposium-access...

On Friday, June 2, Madison Square Park Conservancy and the School of Visual Arts will host Madison Square Park’s third annual symposium, exploring the possibilities of public art, featuring prominent artists and leaders in the public art and museum fields.

September 28, 2016

Thursday, February 16, 2017
5:00 to 7:00, Queens Museum of Art
Free and Open to the Public

According to the Queen's Museum, "Since the late 1960s, Mierle Laderman Ukeles’s performances, sculptural installations, and writing have explored issues profoundly important to society today: the role of women in society, cultures of work and labor, and urban and community resilience. Her MANIFESTO FOR MAINTENANCE ART 1969! laid out the hidden, yet essential role of maintenance in Western society—and the radical implications of actively valuing rather than dismissing or hiding it."

July 8, 2016

The recent release of the Panama Papers revelation is just one
in many that highlight the link between art and ethically (if not
legally) corrupt financial markets. The relationship between
financial speculators and emerging artists is another example of
the complicated and compromised control that finance holds on
the art market. In addition, historically and recently artist activists
have been calling attention to and transforming the relationship
of corporate patronage within art institutions. This session aims
to explore patronage, collaboration, and alternative systems in art

May 19, 2016

Madison Square Park Conservancy and School of Visual Arts announce Dreaming Public Art, a symposium that invites participants to explore public art possibilities Dreaming Public Art Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM SVA Theatre School of Visual Arts 333 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011 - See more at: http://www.madisonsquarepark.org/things-to-do/calendar/mad-sq-art-sympos...

May 19, 2016

2016 Conference of the Universities Art Association of Canada
27–30 October, 2016
UQÀM, Montréal
Submission deadline: June 24, 2016

How to Submit a Proposal
Proposals for papers shall not exceed 150 words and are to be submitted to the individual Session Conveners for consideration (please see below under “Conference Regulations” for further guidelines about proposals).

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