NCPF info sessions in Minnesota!

October 13, 2016

By: ArtPlace America

F. Javier Torres and Leila Tamari will visit and share details about ArtPlace America's National Creative Placemaking Fund to encourage applications from Minnesota in 2017.

Topics Include: 

  • What is creative placemaking?
  • An overview of the open call application process.
  • What makes a strong application? 
  • A discussion of how the arts have been used to address relevant and challenging community issues.

Who should attend?

Anyone and everyone interested in learning about how you can be supported to creatively make change in your community! Artists, arts organizations, designers, community developers, planners, city and town administrators, community residents, business owners, faith and religious groups, philanthropists, and more are invited to learn more about arts-based strategies to community development. The National Creative Placemaking Fund will fund anyone regardless of tax-exempt status.

Friday, 10/21

8:30-10:00am: Information session hosted in Little Falls by Sprout Marketplace, Region 5, and Initiative Foundation 
1:00-2:30pm: Information session hosted in St. Paul by Springboard for the Arts
4:00-5:30pm: Information session hosted in Minneapolis by Pillsbury House + Theatre