Symposium schedule

SYMPOSIUM POSTPONED

DAY 1

Palmer Museum of Art, Curtain Road, University Park, PA

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Public performance by artist Rosemarie Fiore

HUB-Robeson Center south lawn (full performance 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

11:00 – 11:30 Check-in

Palmer Museum of Art, lobby

11:30 Welcome and Keynote

B Stephen Carpenter II, Dean, College of Arts & Architecture, Penn State

11:45 – 12:45 Panel: CAMPUS PLACE, COMMUNITY SPACE

This panel explores how public art projects can catalyze community engagement and creative placemaking both on and off campus. Panelists—three artists who participated in the first round of Campus Arts Initiative projects—will share their experiences and takeaways from working in university and community settings.

Moderator: Ann Tarantino, Assistant Professor of Art, director, Woskob Family Gallery and curator, Borland Project Space, Penn State
Elsabé Dixon, Executive Director, Danville Museum of Art, Danville, VA
John Peña, Artist, Pittsburgh, PA
Adam Frelin, Associate Professor of Art, SUNY, Albany, NY

12:45 – 1:30 Lunch

Palmer Museum of Art lobby

1:30 – 2:30 Panel: PUBLIC ART & SUSTAINABILITY

This panel discussion will bring together practitioners and researchers from the allied disciplines of art and design to discuss how issues of sustainability guide creative practice with regard to subject matter, materials and design.

Moderator: Yvonne Love, Associate Professor, Penn State Abington, Abington, PA
Mallika Bose, Interim Associate Dean, Research, Creative Activity and Graduate Studies, College of Arts and Architecture, Penn State, University Park, PA
Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Artist, Cleveland, OH
Stacy Levy, Artist, Spring Mills, PA
Deidre Murphy, Visiting Assistant Professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

2:30 – 6:00 break and dinner on your own

2:00 – 5:00 FIRST RAIN DATE for Rosemarie Fiore public performance

6:00 – 7:30 Twilight walking tour of Campus Arts projects, meet at Woskob Family Gallery, 146 S Allen Street

8:00 – 9:00 Lightning Talks, Location TBD


DAY 2

9:00 – 10:00 Coffee Hour at Borland Project Space exhibition

Campus Arts Initiative documentation of eight public art projects

10:15 – 11:15 Panel: THE ARTS & WELLNESS INITIATIVES

Panelists discuss their rapidly growing arena of arts and wellness initiatives, from the varied perspectives of individuals, artists, and organizers.

Moderator: William Doan, Penn State Laureate, 2019-2020, Director, Art & Design Research Incubator (ADRI) Penn State, University Park, PA
Claire de Boer, Director, Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine and Center Stage arts in health, Penn State, Hershey, PA
Joan Lipkin, Producing Artistic Director, That Uppity Theatre Company, St. Louis, MO
Additional panelists announced shortly . . .

11:15 – 12:15 Panel: UNIVERSITY PUBLIC ART PROGRAMS

This panel brings together leaders from universities with established public art programming to discuss the origins, impact, and motivations for their work in campus/community environments.

Moderator: Lindsey Landfried, Curator and senior gallery manager, HUB-Robeson Galleries, Penn State, University Park, PA
Rob Blackson, Director of Exhibitions & Public Programs, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Kathleen Brady Stimpert, Deputy Director, Landmarks, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Anneka Herre, Program Director, Light Work/Urban Video Project, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

12:15 – 12:30 Closing Remarks

Erin Coe, Director, Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State, University Park, PA


2:00 – 5:00 SECOND RAIN DATE for Rosemarie Fiore public performance

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