Public Art, Philadelphia, and the Meaning of Place:
The Frank R. Veale Symposium
on Visual Studies
Saturday, March 31, 2001
Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania,
and the Fairmount Park Art Association,
in conjunction with the special exhibition NewoLandoMarks, featuring
16 multi-media proposals for permanent public works of art by contemporary artists collaborating with Philadelphia community groups, featured at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from February 10-April 14, 2001.
In both lecture and panel formats, invited Symposium speakers will address public art, its history and its place within contemporary urban communities. Symposium participants include writer Thomas Hine, author of Populuxe and The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager; public artists Jody Pinto and Pepón Osorio; and Witold Rybczynski, Martin and Margy Meyerson Professor of Urbanism, University of Pennsylvania, author of City Life and A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century.
Graduate students in all disciplines are invited to submit papers that address aspects of the history of public art in the United States and/or in Philadelphia. The winner of the Veale Prize, which includes lodging, travel expenses and a $250 honorarium, will deliver his or her paper in a thirty-minute presentation at the Symposium.
Please submit a draft of your paper to:
PAFA Museum Education Department
118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Deadline: January 16
Notification: January 30
The Temple University and University of Pennsylvania Symposium Committee will choose the Veale Prize winner. Following the symposium, a copy of the winner's paper is requested for archival purposes. For more information, contact the Museum Education Department at PAFA at (215) 972-2071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 972-2071
Fax: (215) 567-2429 Email: email@example.com
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