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Monday, February 6 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Placemaking and Urban Renewal: Art for Change

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This lightning panel session will address the concept of placemaking and the role art librarians have taken in the urban revitalization of public spaces Placemaking is a people-centered, multi-faceted approach to planning, designing, and managing public spaces to fit the needs and aspirations of the communities who work, live, and play in these spaces. Panelists will discuss innovative projects which have acted as a catalyst for urban regeneration. Whether grassroots or institutionally-based, panelists will address artistic communities’ intervention in urban spaces, how these artistic communities are initiated, maintained, promoted and disseminated, and collaborative initiatives with external constituents. Through the panel presentations and subsequent roundtable discussion, the ARLISN/A membership is invited to a larger discussion of the role art librarians and visual resources professionals play in the process of urban revitalization. This panel was organized by the Urban & Regional Planning Special Interest Group.

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Marsha Taichman

Visual Resources & Public Services Librarian, Cornell University
Visual Resources & Public Services Librarian, Cornell University

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Stephanie Beene

Fine Arts Librarian for Art, Architecture + Planning, The University of New Mexico
Education, outreach, the arts in all variation. Beauty in the details, meaning in the whole. The great outdoors. The importance of preserving it all for the future.
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Teresa M. Burk

Director of the ACA Library, Savannah College of Art and Design
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Sean Knowlton

Scholarly Engagement Librarian (Humanities), Tulane University

Rebecca Price

Architecture, Urban Planning, and Visual Resources Librarian, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Heidi Schmalbach

PhD student in City, Culture and Community at Tulane

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Savannah College of Art and Design

Sponsor of the Placemaking and Urban Renewal: Art for Change Session |

Monday February 6, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Jefferson Ballroom Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

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