News + Events

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:
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).
April 11, 2016
Pen + Brush hosts an art historian, Dr. Harriet F. Senie, who will give a lecture about her new book, Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11, focusing on chapters devoted to the Oklahoma City Bombing (April 19, 1995) and the shooting at Columbine High School (April 20, 1999). The talk will be delivered on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the month when both attacks took place. Presented by Pen + Brush 29 East 22nd Street New York, NY 10010 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
April 8, 2016
“Unleashing Digital: Going Public” panel Wednesday May 4, 2016 11:00am - 11:45am St. Francis College 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11230 Free and open to the public. More information can be found here:
March 22, 2016
"Public Art in the Era of Black Lives Matter” Public Art Dialogue (PAD) sponsored session at CAA February 15-18, 2017, New York. As the #BlackLivesMatter social movement has exposed the specious nature of claims that the U.S. is a post-racial society, it has prompted a coming to terms with under-acknowledged histories of slavery, segregation, police brutality, mass incarceration, and other forms of racism. Symbols of the Confederacy in the public sphere, whether flags or sculptures, have become renewed sites of contention for contemporary protesters in the black liberation struggle. 
January 26, 2016
See the full list of PAD events taking place at the CAA 2016 Annual Conference
March 23, 2015
Send us your nominations for the 2016 PAD award!
September 15, 2014
Public Art Dialogue journal is now online for members
May 1, 2014
LIMITED TIME OFFER: Join or renew for two years and receive a discounted rate.
April 7, 2014
Send us your nominations for the 2015 Pad award by May 1st
February 26, 2014
PAD back issues are now available for $15
November 1, 2013
See the full list of PAD events taking place at the CAA 2014 Annual Conference
September 16, 2013
Jack Becker is the 2014 recipient of the PAD Award in recognition to his longstanding contributions to the field of public art.
February 21, 2013
Everybody is talking about Penny Balkin Bach's recently being recognized with the PAD Award!