2015 ArtPlace Grantee Summit - LIVESTREAM

May 1, 2015

By: ArtPlace America

On May 5th & 6th, ArtPlace grantees from across the country will gather in Philadelphia to reflect on their work and the path ahead for creative placemaking.  Portions of this event will be livestreamed, so check out the schedule below and return to this page to tune-in.



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Livestreaming Schedule (All times EDT)


9 am

Welcome and Summit Framing

Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America
Laura Sparks, William Penn Foundation

9:45 am





10:15 am - 11 am



Community Mapping

Hanmin Liu, Wildflowers Institute – San Francisco, CA

Janet Seibert, City of Austin – Austin, TX


Community Development Matrix

Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America

Dan Borelli, Illuminating Futures – Ashland, MA

Amanda Newman, Dance Exchange – Tacoma Park, MD

Roger Cummings, Juxtaposition Arts – Minneapolis, MN


1:30 pm – 2:30pm

Shift Happens

Conversation about the messiness of working in the community planning and development field featuring stories from a recent grantee.  This will highlight the many ways that projects often shift from initial conception through planning and execution.

Susan Tate, Lawrence Arts Center – Lawrence, KS

F. Javier Torres, ArtPlace America



9 am


Opening Remarks + ArtPlace’s New Lines of Work

ArtPlace’s Deputy Director will shed additional light on some of the ways that we have been expanding our work, including the Community Development Investments – a new one-time grant program targeting place-based NGOs.

Lyz Crane, ArtPlace America


10 am -11:15 am


Research is a new line of work for ArtPlace.  Learn more about how we’re approaching this work and weigh in on your most pressing research and evaluation questions.

Jamie Hand, ArtPlace America

Lynn Osgood, GO Collaborative – Austin, TX

Maria Rosario Jackson, Kresge Foundation

Victor Rubin, PolicyLink


11:45 am -1pm

Field Building

Field building is another of ArtPlace’s new lines of work.  Hear more about the initiatives in store and help us think through how we can better leverage the collective strength of the grantee pool.

Prentice Onayemi, ArtPlace America


2 pm

Sustaining the Momentum

What does it take to sustainably incorporate arts & culture into the unfolding of a community?  Hear reflections from some of Philadelphia’s most influential voices about their work in creative placemaking and the path forward.

Aviva Kapust, Village of Arts & Humanities – Philadelphia, PA

The Honorable Mayor Michael Nutter, City of Philadelphia

Rip Rapson, Kresge Foundation

Laura Sparks, William Penn Foundation


3:30 pm -3:45 pm


Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America