Top Stories from Public Art Week (May 15-19, 2017)

Here's our most popular content from this week. Read all our Public Art Week stories here.

Public Art: Project vs. Process

by Gracen Johnson | May 15, 2017

Just as we at Strong Towns do not have a formula or solution for productive growth, but rather an approach to development, I believe that effective art is more about process, than project.

A Creative District in Thomasville, GA

by Rachel Quednau | May 15, 2017

Thomasville, GA took full advantage of a pivotal community moment to ask what its residents wanted and build on their ideas, strengthening its arts and local economy as a result.  

Take the Strong Towns Public Art Challenge

by Strong Towns | May 17, 2017

We challenge you to use public art to encourage positive, concrete change in your town. #STPublicArt

The Art of Decline

by Kea Wilson | May 16, 2017

We’ve become so used to decline in our cities. Buildings are demolished and lots sit open. We walk by and, at most, we call it a shame. We don’t stop to look.

How Empowering Local Artists Can Benefit Your Whole Community

by Rachel Quednau | May 17, 2017

How can towns support artists in a way that benefits the community as a whole? Several unique art spaces and programs offer examples of this across the country.

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