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2017 In/Out: Summer Symposium on Scales, Impact and Inclusion In Socially-Engaged Art
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7/21/2017 to 7/22/2017
When: Friday, July 21, 2017- Saturday July 22, 2017
9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Where: Pennsylvania
United States

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A Summer Symposium On Scales, Impact And Inclusion In Socially-Engaged Art


Co-convened by the Social & Studio Practices department at Moore College of Art & Design and Mural Arts Philadelphia

Through panel discussions and site visits, participants will explore the role that questions of scale have on the ability of socially-engaged art practices to impact communities.

The Symposium will feature a keynote address from Roberto Bedoya, the Natural History Museum/Not an Alternative and a day of programming at Taller Puertorriqueño, with multiple site visits to Philadelphia community arts organizations.

Only $25 for both days, including receptions, plus lunch on Friday/Saturday and breakfast on Saturday. A la carte: $15 for Friday; $15 for Saturday. To share dietary restrictions and to inquire about attending on scholarship, email Alyson Giantisco at Please click here to register


Friday, July 21 - 12:00 - 6:30 pm
Location: Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 North 5th Street Philadelphia

  • 12:00– 1:00 pm: Arrival & lunch (provided by café at Taller)
  • 1:00 – 1:15 pm: Welcome by Daniel and Paul
  • 1:15 – 1:30 pm: Depart for site visits
  • 1:30 – 4:00/4:15 pm: Site visits (2 sessions: 1:30 - 2:30 pm and 3:00 - 4:00 pm) including Kensington Recovery Point project – At Hub and then on site at Taller Puertorriqueño will be a focused tour about Taller and a reflection by Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restorative Justice Voices project
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Water/Refreshments
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Keynote - Roberto Bedoya, Cultural Affairs Manager for the City of Oakland
  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Reception




Saturday, July 22 - 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Location: Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St, Philadelphia

  • 9:00 - 10:00 am: Breakfast
  • 10:30 am: Keynote "Not an Alternative’s The Natural History Museum"
  • 12:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 -2:30 pm The Long Haul: Students in dialogue with Community Arts Organizations in operation for more than 25 Years across Philadelphia: Taller Puertorriqueño (Rafael Damast), Asian Arts Initiative (Gayle Isa), Village of Arts & Humanities (Aviva Kapust), Art Sanctuary (Valerie Gay), Painted Bride (Laurel Raczka), and Fleisher Art Memorial (Elizabeth Grimaldi). (Coordinated by faculty member Jess Garz)
  • 2:30 - 3:00 pm Coffee
  • 3:00 - 4:00 pm: Funders Panel: Leeway (Denise Brown), Stockton Rush Bartol (Beth Feldman Brandt), Knight, and more
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm Closing Response: Patti Phillips & Jane Golden
  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm Closing Reception 


For more program details and registration, please click here