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November 24, 2020

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2021

August 24, 2020
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August 23, 2020

PAD-sponsored session
CAA 2021 - February 10-13
Chair: Jennifer Jo McGregor
Proposals due by September 16, 2020

August 22, 2020

CAA 2021 - February 10-13
Chairs: Lara Kathryn Bullock and MR Barnadas
Proposals due by September 16, 2020

August 4, 2020

2020 Universities Art Association of Canada
Chairs: MR Barnadas and Lara Bullock
Proposals due by August 7, 2020

June 29, 2020

Reminder: submissions for Public Art Dialogue special issue on Public Art and Gender are due August 1, 2020.

June 10, 2020

PAD was founded on the premise that dialogue is the essential element in all effective public art endeavors. For those interested in learning more about public art in conversation with the Black Lives Matter movement, we would like to recommend the following publications and PAD conference panel.

April 2, 2020

Titles and abstracts (250 words max) should address a topic pertinent to the concerns of PAD. Deadline: April 15, 2020.

March 5, 2020

SECAC Richmond, October 21-24, 2020
Chair: Jenny Carson, Maryland Institute College of Art
Proposals due by April 1, 2020

March 2, 2020

PAD members are invited to make a nomination for the 2021 PAD Award for achievement in the field of public art. The award is given annually to an individual or collective whose contributions have greatly influenced public art practice. The deadline for nominations is March 20, 2020

March 2, 2020

Titles and abstracts (250 words max) should address a topic pertinent to the concerns of PAD. Deadline: April 1, 2020.

February 11, 2020

PAD co-founder Harriet Senie will receive the 2020 Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award from the College Art Association.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Hilton Chicago

January 24, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020
DePaul Art Museum

Michael Rakowitz will accept the PAD Award for achievement in the field of public art at a reception held in conjunction with CAA's 108th Annual Conference. Join us for refreshments and conversation! 

The DePaul Art Museum is located at 935 W Fullerton Ave and is accessible via mass transit. 

This event is co-sponsored by PAD and Taylor & Francis. 

July 9, 2019

PAD-sponsored session

Chairs: Harriet F. Senie, City College CUNY and Cher Krause Knight, Emerson College

Proposals due to chairs on July 23, 2019.

June 7, 2019

PAD is compiling a list of institutions that offer graduate degrees in public art/public practice or have at least one faculty member who specializes in public art. Share your favorite Ph.D., M.A., and M.F.A. programs and professors here.