Public Art in Norwich: A Community Conversation 2/17
Public Art in Norwich: A Community Conversation
Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:00pm – 7:15pm via Zoom
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Topic/Description: A discussion with and for the Norwich community with leaders from the Cultural Coalition, Norwich Community Development Corporation, and City of Norwich about American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and investment in and creation of new public art in Norwich. Join and participate in this community conversation about creating art in our downtown and neighborhoods. Hybrid meeting with speakers/guests in-person at F66 and attendees via zoom.
Wendy Bury, Executive Director Cultural Coalition
Sarbani Hazra, Norwich Arts & Culture Coordinator
Shovel-Ready Public Art Projects (examples of public art in pipeline)
Adam Bowles, Pastor, Castle Church
Carrie Dyer, Executive Director, Reliance Health
Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC)
Kevin Brown, President & Executive Director
Suki Lagrito, Program Director, Global City Norwich
Q & A – Questions about public art, what it is, and how it is part of the pipeline?
City of Norwich – Speaker(s) TBA
Chris Riley, Norwich Public Utilities
Angela Adams, Executive Director, Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce
Audience: General Norwich community as well as Norwich artists, businesses, and non-profit organizations
Welcome & Introductions – Wendy Bury and Sarbani Hazra
What is public art? Murals, sculptures, monuments, festivals, performances. Overview and opportunity of ARPA funds, READI
Presentation of Upcoming Public Art Projects –Adam Bowles, Castle Church & Carrie Dyer, Reliance Health
What’s In the NCDC ARPA Pipeline – Kevin Brown, President & CEO NCDC, & Suki Lagrito, Global City Norwich
Q&A – Questions about public art, what it is, and how it is part of the pipeline?
What’s In the City’s Pipeline – Deanna Rhodes, Director of Planning & Neighborhood Services, & Dan Daniska, Assistant Planner
Norwich Public Utilities – Chris Riley, Communications and Community Outreach Manager
GNACC – Angela Adams, Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce
Mapping Session & Input – Community public art discussion and input
Where are the community needs and suggestions for public art
Closing – Wendy & Sarbani
LEARN MORE: Norwich’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for arts & culture, click HERE