2024 Making It Public for artists and adminstrators in Utah and Idaho

The Utah Division of Arts and Museums, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the Salt Lake City Arts Council are pleased to invite artists, nonprofit organizations, local and regional arts councils, arts & entertainment districts, and units of government (town, city, county) in Utah and Idaho to participate in Making It Public, a free, 5-week virtual training series. The partners urge artists and administrators in Utah and Idaho to utilize this free training opportunity.

Artists

This workshop series, comprised of five 90-minute virtual workshop sessions, covers practical and tactical subject matters for artists at all stages of their careers. Session panelists include local and national public artists. Making It Public is facilitated by Forecast Public Art Consultant Candida Gonzalez on the Zoom platform. An additional pre-recorded video session will be emailed prior to each meeting.

We will use the same Zoom link every week of the workshop:

Administrators

This workshop series, comprising five 90-minute virtual workshop sessions, covers practical and tactical subject matters for administrators at all stages of their careers facilitating public art, such as stakeholder considerations, community engagement, preparing a call‐for‐artists, equitable selection processes, contracting, and more. Sessions include guest public art professionals, both local and national, adding a depth of knowledge about the field of public art, the profession, and its contemporary issues. Making It Public is facilitated by Forecast Public Art consultant Lauren Kennedy on the Zoom platform. An additional pre-recorded video session will be emailed prior to each meeting.

We will use the same Zoom link every week of the workshop:

More information about guest speakers and weekly topics is below.

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Timeline: Making It Public for Artists

Facilitated by Forecast Consultant Candida Gonzalez

Timline: Making It Public for Admins

Facilitated by Forecast Consultant Lauren Kennedy

Questions?

contact Jen Krava
jenk@forecastpublicart.org

About Forecast Public Art

A nonprofit organization based in Saint Paul and working nationally, Forecast partners with artists and communities throughout Minnesota and the country to activate, inspire, and advocate for public art that advances justice, health, and human dignity. Forecast’s team partners with decision-makers and stakeholders on arts and cultural planning efforts, and supports public artists with funding, training, and opportunities to create partnerships and advance their public art careers. They also help others find, select, curate, fund, and commission public artists. Forecast emphasizes access for artists of color, Indigenous and/or Native artists, and groups that are traditionally excluded.