Americans for the Arts Public Art Network (PAN) develops professional services for the broad array of individuals and organizations engaged in the diverse field of public art. PAN is the only professional network in the United States dedicated to advancing public art programs and projects through advocacy, policy, and information resources to further art and design in our built environment.

Through the Public Art Network, Americans for the Arts provides professional development opportunities as well as the tools and resources needed to develop public art in communities across the country. For those looking for a deeper engagement with colleauges in the public art field, Americans for the Arts offers a professional membership which represents a cross-section of public art leaders, including arts administrators, artists, community stakeholders, and field partners who engage in making public art happen in thier communities. Members also elect the Public Art Network Advisory Council to provide guidance on the development and execution of programs and services that meet the needs of public art p九龙高手水心论坛精选 nationwide. Click here to learn how you can become a member of Americans for the Arts.
 
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Oct 30, 2019

Voting for Americans for the Arts' new advisory council members is open through November 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM ET. Voting is restricted to members of Americans for the Arts.

Sep 16, 2019

Would you like to take on an active role as a member of Americans for the Arts? Or know of a standout arts professional from your community whose ideas could benefit the field? Americans for the Arts wants you! Nomination deadline is Oct. 4, 2019.

Apr 29, 2019

As work continues in the field to find stronger ways to support and connect leaders of color in the sector, Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the recent addition of a Facebook group to augment the programming planned for the Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Network.

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Oct 21, 2019

The awards, initiated in 2011, aim to promote the best practices of public art construction from across the world and enhance urban art and culture standards. The awards ceremony collects the world's best practices and opinions for the reference of Shanghai's development. 

Apr 16, 2019

The MTA Arts & Design program is being heralded as a leader in gender diversity in both musuem-based and public art collections. A longtime member of Americans for the Arts’ Public Art Network, MTA Arts & Design has a 48 percent representation of female artists in thier public art collection compared to a representation of 13 percent from top museums across the U.S.

Mar 22, 2019

“The Embrace,” a proposed sculpture by two Americans for the Arts 2019 Annual Convention keynote speakers — Artist Hank Willis Thomas and Michael Murphy, co-founder and executive director of MASS Design Group —  has been selected for a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Boston Common.