Event: Creative Placemaking Symposium, March 1, 2023

In celebration of the University of Maryland’s new Creative Placemaking Minor, please join us for a one-day symposium considering how the fields of art and design can be leveraged in the service of social justice, democracy, and equitable communities.

“Story + Place” a workshop led by poet, dancer, and urban planner Amy Shimshon-Santo will take place on Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm in the Art Building. Please see the event webpage for full details.


Presentation topics

  • Elevating arts, culture and design to support healthy communities
  • Arts-based and community-led placemaking and keeping
  • Student-centered civic engagement
  • Creating diverse and inclusive built environment discourse and action


Find a list of speakers and their bios, here.

Symposium RSVP (In person and Zoom)           Workshop RSVP

FLYER: Creative Placemaking Symposium Flyer

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