News + Events

March 14, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018
4pm
Northwestern University
Kaplan Seminar Room
Kresge 2351

This talk will address food art in the public sphere in the past five decades, as exemplified by the forthcoming issue of the journal Public Art Dialogue, guest-edited by professors Bottinelli and d’Ayala Valva. The speakers will present essays, interviews, and artist projects exploring diverse geographical contexts and power dynamics, looking at long-term and temporary projects, and focusing on participatory, sculptural, and conceptual practices.

January 10, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018
11:00am–2:00pm
FREE for PAD members!
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Join us during the 2018 CAA conference for a bus tour of The Great Wall of Los Angeles by Judy Baca, this year’s recipient of the Public Art Dialogue (PAD) Annual Award.

September 15, 2017

Taylor and Francis has made the entire Spring 2016 issue of PAD open access.
"The Dilemma of Public Art's Permanence," guest edited by Erika Doss, is especially relevant and timely in light of conversations surrounding the removal of confederate monuments (and other public monuments and murals). You can access the issue here:
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpad20/6/1?nav=tocList

July 7, 2017

Teachable Monuments: Using Public Art to Spark Dialogue and Address Controversies

Chairs: Harriet Senie, The City College of New York, The City University of New York, [email protected] ; Sierra Rooney, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York, [email protected]

Abstracts due to chairs on August 14, 2017

July 5, 2017

A Public Art Primer: Expanding Form and Content
This panel seeks participation from a wide variety of stakeholders that have a demonstrated
commitment to teaching Public Art. How does this curriculum support and enhance the vital
need of visual literacy and community engagement? What methodologies are currently used
that provide informed participation and responses? Are there ‘best practices’ from other fields,
for example, the social sciences and humanities that can be integrated in the pedagogy? What

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WELCOME to Public Art Dialogue (PAD), an organization devoted to public art. PAD was founded on the premise that dialogue is the essential element in all effective public art endeavors.

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Membership in PAD is available at various levels, including a discounted student rate. Organizations, Associate, and Sustaining members are acknowledged once a year in PAD’s biannual newsletter. Donations to PAD are also gladly accepted. Membership in PAD is available at various levels, including a discounted student rate. Organizations, Associate, and Sustaining members are acknowledged once a year in PAD’s biannual newsletter. Donations to PAD are also gladly accepted.