Creative Placemaking Webinars with Artscape

Creative Placemaking Webinar Series Package

Access the Series (60 minutes, 6 sessions, 6 months access)

Purchase the full series and you will receive immediate online access to all of the sessions with the ease of one purchase amd you can revisit all of the webinars for up to 6 months. You will receive access to the following:

L.A.’s Inner-City Arts: Lessons in community building from the edge of Skid Row
Featuring: Bob Bates, Co-founder and Artistic Director, Inner-City Arts, Los Angeles, CA

The Revitalization of Detroit and the Non-Profit that Could: Midtown Detroit Inc. shares stories and successes
Featuring: Sue Mosey, Executive Director, Midtown Detroit Inc., Detroit, MI

Sacred Spaces as Arts Facilities: A new solution for creative and faith-based communities
Featuring: Karen DiLossi, Director of Making Homes for the Arts in Sacred Places, Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia, PA

Partnership and Collaboration: Artscape’s approach to building community through the arts
Featuring: Pru Robey, Vice President and Director, Creative Placemaking Lab at Artscape, Toronto, ON

Activating the Creative Economy: A case study of the Steel Yard and Public Projects
Featuring: Howie Sneider, Executive Director, the Steel Yard, Providence, RI

An Innovative Model for Social Entrepreneurship: Skwachàys Lodge Aboriginal Hotel and Gallery
Featuring: David Eddy, CEO of the Vancouver Native Housing Society, Vancouver, BC

About the Facilitator

Pru Robey is a passionate advocate for the transformative impact the arts and culture have on the lives of individuals and communities. Throughout her career, the development of innovative, multi-sector approaches to support cultural sector development, creative economy activation and sustainable urban regeneration has been a centerpiece of her work. Pru has over 30 years of experience as a consultant, researcher, manager, promoter and funder in the arts, culture and creative industries in Canada and the UK. As Vice President and Creative Placemaking Lab Director at Toronto-based Artscape, Pru takes the lead in new project research and development and on major research initiatives; directs a suite of programs and services designed to build the capacity of communities internationally to undertake creative placemaking; and advises communities internationally on strategies to support city-building through the arts. She designed and teaches Canada’s only undergraduate course in Creative Placemaking for the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Placemaking Leadership Council.  Visit Artscape online at artscapediy.org and artscape.ca

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