Art & Innovation in Public Spaces

March 14, 2016 Celebrating 30 years of Public Art in Phoenix (Phoenix) – Phoenix Public Art Program Director, Edward Lebow, will present “Art and Innovation in Public Spaces,” a talk that explores the role invention plays in shaping Phoenix and other modern cities. In addition to presenting an overview of Phoenix’s nationally renowned Public Art Program, Mr. Lebow will discuss the urban beautification efforts that have transformed Phoenix and American cities in the past half century, and the obstacles to advancing new ideas in public works. The talk will be held in the Pulliam Auditorium of the Burton Barr Central Library on Tuesday, March 22, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. It is free to the public. The talk celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Phoenix Public Art Program and coincides with the release of a 15-minute documentary about the program’s achievements. The video is available here. Media Contact: Matt Hamada General Contact: Ed Lebow Phone Number: 602-262-6213]]]]> ]]>