PLANNING + ENGAGEMENT

Forecast partners with decision-makers and stakeholders in communities of all sizes to offer technical assistance supporting accessible, equitable and meaningful arts and cultural planning efforts. This includes arts and culture policies, programs, ordinances, public art collections, and support for artists and community engagement.

We focus our pro bono and in-kind services in communities of color, rural communities, and native nations.

We are available and ready to work with you remotely during the pandemic

PLANNING & ENGAGEMENT SERVICES

Artists and creativity can play a vital role in planning and engagement projects. The experienced team at Forecast is ready to help!

  • Community Engagement: Engage individuals, groups and organizations through art to address issues that impact health and wellbeing.
  • Public Art Planning: Create an actionable public art plan that supports existing public art efforts, programs, and organizations, enhances arts and culture activities, and reflects the area’s diversity.
  • Public Art Mapping: Tour, analyze and develop maps to showcase prime locations for public art and place-based activities.
  • Community & Environmental Scanning: Research and understand the conditions of your city or neighborhood, interpret relevant data and analyze existing and future plans to help identify opportunities for public art and place-based activities.
  • Public Art Program + Collection Equity Reviews: Identify discrepancies in public art collections as related to race, gender, immigration status, and more. We will help you identify gaps, prioritize initiatives, set program goals, assign accountability, and measure the impact of initiatives.

Download our LookBook to view our full Planning + Engagement and Creative Studio project portfolio, or browse below.

Are you seeking to hire an artist or incorporate public art as part of a project or development effort? Forecast can help you with all aspects of artist commissioning and curation.

Our team works in communities across the country and globe. These are the U.S. locations where we have been on the ground—meeting with stakeholders and partnering with communities to meet their public art and engagement needs—and our list is growing by the day.