ArtPlace America National Creative Placemaking Fund Informational Session – Hosted by Iowa City Parks & Recreation

December 8, 2016

ArtPlace America 
National Creative Placemaking Fund 
Informational Session 

Wednesday, December 8, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Hosted by Iowa City Parks & Recreation
220 S. Gilbert Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lunch will be provided.

Generously co-hosted by The Des Moines Social Club, Fort Dodge Fine Arts Association, Iowa City Parks & Recreation, We Lead Economic Area Development, West Liberty League of United Latin American Citizens — Council 310, Rural Policy Research Institute, Next Generation, and Art of The Rural, ArtPlace has been invited to Iowa to share details about their National Creative Placemaking Fund to encourage applications in 2017. Please join us for a short presentation and lively discussion.

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.