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PAD-Sponsored Panel at CAA 2022 (virtual)
Chairs: Tola C. Porter and Leslie S. Markle
Proposals due to chairs on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Please send us a title and abstract (max. 200 words) by February 8, 2021.

Dread Scott will receive the 2021 Public Art Dialogue (PAD) Award for achievement in the field of public art.

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2021

  • Share calls for participation, professional opportunities, and event information 
  • Start discussions about current topics in public art 
  • Crowdsource information and ideas 

Open only to PAD Members.
To join, you must opt in!

About PAD

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. Our goal is to provide platforms for dialogue among public art professionals and students across disciplines.

Become a PAD Member

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. See our membership form for details and to join or renew today.