Public Art

10.21.14

PADS: Materials & New Ways to See the Urban Landscape

This season’s kick-off Public Art Discussion Series, Materials and New Ways to See the Urban Landscape, took place last Thursday, October 9th at NEFA.

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8.12.14

Grantee Voices: Watertown Community Mural Project

A year ago, Watertown’s first public mural in decades, titled A Bicycle Ride Through Watertown, was being completed.  We had been working on a plan for a community bicycle/pedestrian path through Watertown and responded to a suggestion that a long blank wall on the path was a perfect spot for a mural.  Knowing nothing about public art, we talked to neighboring communities, formed a committee, and received funding from local businesses.  We sought out and interviewed local artists, and were thrilled to find...Read more »

8.7.14

Promoting Curiosity and Interaction Through Public Art

On the evening of July 24, a few NEFA staff members and Fund for the Arts advisors attended the opening of Bounce, by Boston-based artist Liz Nofziger, on the plaza of the Boston Center for the Arts. Funded in part by  Fund for the Arts at NEFA, Bounce is an interactive outdoor installation made up of three conjoined, regulation-sized ping pong tables, custom-...Read more »

10.31.14

November 2014 Professional Development Events

No tricks--just treats! Take a look at next month's professional development events while you nosh on your Halloween candy, and email us if you know of an event that we should consider posting!

And of course, be sure to visit NEFA's events calendar for even more professional development opportunities.

november 2014 EVENTS

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11.07.14-
11.10.14
National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference
9.30.14

October 2014 Professional Development Events

With the back-to-school season in full swing, there's no better time to brush up on your skills. Below are some professional development opportunities that may interest you. Email us if you know of an event that we should consider posting!

october 2014 EVENTS

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10.10.14-
10.11.14

NALAC Regional Arts Training Workshop
5.30.14

June 2014 Professional Development Events

Check out the workshops, conferences, and other opportunities happening this month and beyond, and email us if you know of an event that we should consider posting!

Also, check out our events calendar to see if NEFA is holding an info session in a town near you!

june 2014 EVENTS

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03.20.14-
07.15.14
4.30.14

May 2014 Professional Development Events

Greetings, all!

Here are a few professional development opportunities that may be useful to your work. Know of an upcoming event that we should consider posting? Email us!

Also, NEFA staff hits the road this month to spread the word about our grant programs and services. Check out our events calendar to see if NEFA is holding an info session in a town near you!

may 2014 EVENTS

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05.22.14
3.31.14

April 2014 Professional Development Events

Spring has finally sprung--and it's the perfect time of year to brush up on your skills and gain some knowledge through professional development! Here are a few opportunities that are happening in New England.

As always, email us if you know of an event that we should consider posting!

APRIL 2014 EVENTS

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02.24.14-
04.14.14
Basic Training: Strengthening Your Administrative Core
3.5.14

New to public art? Three things you should know!

Whether you are looking for new public art venues or trying to get the word out about your project, here are three links with which artists and organizations should be familiar:

  • Americans for the Arts' Public Art Network
    American’s for the Arts is a national organization that advocates for the arts.  As a response to members’ questions they created the Public Art Network.  This subgroup is designed to assist both artists and organizations
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2.28.14

March 2014 Professional Development Events

Friends and colleagues,

This coming month is chock full of professional development opportunities, both in New England and around the country. 

Email us if you know of an event that we should consider posting!

march 2014 EVENTS

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04.01.14
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