Americans for the Arts and the Public Art Network

Patricia Walsh from Americans for the Arts and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss Americans for the Arts and the Public Art network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of public art in America.

The Public Art Selection Process

Christina Lanzl from the Urban Culture Institute and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss the process by which a public art piece and artist are chosen, including the challenges (and opportunities) such an artist would face.

Contracts and Legal Issues

One element that distinguishes the field of public art from other artistic endeavors is the amount and complexity of the agreements involved in a robust public art practice. This webinar uses a hypothetical public art commission to discuss and explore the various legal questions that a public artists might encounter over a career. We introduce

Insurance for Public Artists

Like contracts, insurance issues are a standard element of public art projects. Led by Chris Hawthorne, this webinar will focus on the myriad liability issues that arise and the kinds of coverage available. Chris Hawthorne, TGA Cross Insurance

Public Art Today

This webinar provide an overview of public art in the US. It shows diverse works of public art in an effort to help broaden the perspectives and definitions of what it can be. It introduces public art as a distinct field of professional activity, reviewing its origins and process elements. Jim Grace of the Arts

SpaceFinder Mass Launches

The Boston arts community is bustling with new productions, exhibits, and performances every day, and artists are always looking for a place to create and present their work. But if you’re an artist looking for a place to establish yourself, a theatre company in the market for a new home, or a musician hoping to