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OCA’s Public Art Team Visits the Twin Cities for 2019 AFTA Annual Conference

The City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art team recently visited Minneapolis/St. Paul for the 2019 Americans for the Arts Annual Conference. This annual gathering brings together arts administrators and leaders from around the country to hear from experts, network with peers, and visit local cultural experiences.

The Public Art team had the chance to hear about different cultural models where municipalities are partnering with artists to closely collaborate in their communities.

Some of the other topics covered included common issues in public art, public art and transportation, building successful relationships for successful partnerships, and how artists are transforming spaces through out the country.

This is a four-day conference packet with information, activities and collaborations. The team had an amazing time learning and meeting peers from different cities, working on different projects.