September 1, 12pm and 6pm: Introduction and Q&A for the Certificate in Creative Placemaking program
Produced by the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking (NCCP) and New England College, the Certificate in Creative Placemaking program is offered at NEC’s Institute of Art & Design in Manchester. The program builds a shared knowledge base and ethical framework for creative placemaking, and develops a practical toolkit you can use to implement creative placemaking approaches and initiatives in your community. Ideal for community-based, social practice, and civic practice artists as well as those working in the fields of public policy, urban planning, and community development. Certificate program dates: 9/8/20 – 6/30/21. This final introductory webinar will be led by the program founder and academic director, Leonardo Vazquez.
For an overview of topics related to Creative Placemaking, register for the Introduction to Creative Placemaking webinars presented by NCCP. The next session will be held September 29 at 2pm. Upcoming topics include:
§ September 29: Culturally Competent Placemaking: Part 1 - Human Needs Placemaking
§ October 21: Culturally Competent Placemaking: Part 2 - Community Engagement and Triple Loop Learning
§ November 17: Building more resilient communities through creative placemaking
§ December 1: Artful Urban Design Part 1: Growing your cultural ecosystem
§ January 12: Artful Urban Design Part 2: Public art for better mental and physical health
§ February 16: Financing Creative Placemaking
§ March 30: Economic development basics for artists, designers and makers
§ April 20: Artists as social change agents
§ May 11: Working with artists on creative placemaking
§ June 15: Ethics and competencies in creative placemaking
§ July 13: History of Creative Placemaking in the United States, Part 1
§ July 27: History of Creative Placemaking in the United States, Part 2
If you’re interested in digging deeper on your own time, there are a wealth articles, white papers, and community stories about Creative Placemaking. You can find one such repository on the ArtPlace America resource page and blog.