February 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

WHERE: NEFA | 145 Tremont Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 | directions & parking
COST: Free; light refreshments provided.

This session is open to artists and art organizations and will provide information about the Fund for the Arts grant (deadline April 4), and discuss different aspects of forming a successful collaboration with an organization and working with a proponent on a development project.  We will discuss a variety of possible partners, resources, and best practices for collaboration success.

Speakers will include:

  • Sarah Hutt, public art consultant, NEFA
  • Charles Tracy, landscape architect, National Park Service. Superintendent of the 215-mile New England National Scenic Trail and the national lead for NPS Centennial art partnerships. He collaborated on Fund for the Arts-supported Isles Art Initiative.
  • Wileen Kao, RLA, landscape architect with Halvorson Design Partnership, which has  worked with public artists on sites including the MIT Sloan School, Esplande Playstation, and Nashua Street Park.

This session will also feature a brief overview of CreativeGround, NEFA's directory of New England's artists and creative enterprises. Participants will learn how CreativeGround can help increase visibility and connections with other artists and organizations. Bring your laptop and create or update a profile during the session!

RSVP by Tuesday, Februrary 16

CONTACT: publicart@nefa.org | 617.951.0010 x533

The event space is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs. Please contact Daniela Jacobson (617.951.0010 x528) by Thursday, January 28, if other accommodations are needed.