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Arts Commission to Host Artist Workshops for Site-Specific Projects

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Arts Commission to host artist workshops for site-specific projects     

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced that it will host three summer workshops designed to help artists create successful site-specific, community-based arts projects.

“The Art of Community Engagement” workshops will feature a professional peer artist to share their advice and experience, a naturalist for understanding how to operate in a park setting, and IAC staff to help participants understand best practices to secure funding through the Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites program.

“These workshops will help our state’s artists imagine how they can engage people in new, creative environments,” said IAC Executive Director Lewis C. Ricci. “The joining of the arts with the nature and history provides unique opportunities for artists to utilize their creativity in innovative ways.’

Workshop dates and locations are:

July 10, 2016        1:30 p.m. (EDT)    Fort Harrison State Park

July 31, 2016        1:30 p.m. (CDT)    Indiana Dunes State Park

August 14, 2016   1:30 p.m. (EDT)    Brown County State Park

“The Art of Community Engagement” workshops are free, but attendance is limited to 30 people at each site, so registration will be required to attend. For more information on the workshops, please visit www.IN.gov/arts/2659.htm.

Registration is currently open for all three workshops. To register for a workshop, visit www.IN.gov/arts/2659.htm and follow the link to the registration page.

“The Art of Community Engagement” workshops will provide artists with additional resources to help them develop successful projects for the Arts in the Parks program which is now broadened to include historic sites. To learn more about the Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites program, visit www.IN.gov/arts/2905.htm.

The Indiana Arts Commission is dedicated to the vision of the arts everywhere, every day, for everyone in Indiana.

 

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