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TheLeagueofCreativeInterventionists

When was the last time you had a conversation with a stranger?

If you’re like most of us, you probably had to think for a bit to come up with an answer. When you live in a big city like Houston or Los Angeles, it can be hard to start conversations with people you don’t already know, even when they’re officemates or people out walking their dogs on the street that you see every day.

That’s where The League of Creative Interventionists comes in.  Continue reading

A Philadelphia mural made possible by the city's Mural Arts Program.

A Philadelphia mural made possible by the city’s Mural Arts Program.

Public art can appear in so many forms. It can take on serious issues, it can be playful. A food stand in Pittsburgh gives lessons on geopolitical events, a sculpture garden in Minneapolis has an edible installation and a historic market park in Cleveland is complimented by nearby tables and chairs that resemble fruit crates.

More and more cities are supporting public art that fosters community and lets people share experiences. And a lot of these public art projects were recently covered in a great Keystone Edge article, “Public Art Enters a New Era”.

Is your city mentioned? What’s a cool public art project near you?