Entries by Sarah McClure

NEW Forecast Consulting Service: Equity Audits of Public Art Collections

Forecast is now available to assess equity, diversity, and inclusion in your community’s public art collection. Forecast Public Art Collection Equity Audits are comprehensive benchmarking tools to identify discrepancies in public art collections as related to race, gender, immigration status, and more. We will help you identify gaps, prioritize initiatives, set targets and other program […]

Forecast Transforms Public Spaces, Making Communities Better for All

Transformation is at the center of Forecast’s mission. We are committed to using public art to transform our public spaces, making them safer, more inclusive, and more reflective of all who use them. When we say we work in public spaces, we mean more than public parks, trails, and universities. The true power of our […]

Artists Working at the Border

— Theresa Sweetland joined Forecast as Executive Director in 2016, having previously served as Executive/Artistic Director of Intermedia Arts, and Director of Development and External Relations at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. Her passion and know-how have continually brought together diverse sectors of the community, artists and planners, elders and teens, prisoners and poets, […]

GroundWork: Public Art Consulting Intensive

Do you want to build the skills needed to become a public art consultant? GroundWork is a four-day intensive offered by Forecast for IBPOC (Indigenous and/or Black, and/or Persons of Color) who live in Minnesota and are collaborative, innovative leaders interested in the arts, artists, and playing a role in making positive change in communities. Public art consultants help […]

Forecast Partnership Announcement: Our Space is Spoken For

Forecast is partnering with Twin Cities Media Alliance (TCMA) on an exciting program, Our Space is Spoken For. Our Space is Spoken For is a new initiative by TCMA where community members and POCI (people of color and indigenous) artists come together to reclaim space. This program will rewrite narratives of how historically marginalized communities […]