Jul 21, 2017 | 12:00pm–6:00pm EDT Past Event

2017 In/Out: Summer Symposium

Mural Arts and Moore College of Art & Design have teamed up again for this year’s In/Out: A Summer Symposium on Scales, Impact and Inclusion in Socially-Engaged Art. On Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, the symposium will highlight case studies from local, national, and international contexts on socially-engaged art from multiple vantage points. The event includes:

  • keynote addresses from Roberto Bedoya, the newly appointed Cultural Affairs Manager for the City of Oakland, and representatives from the Natural History Museum/Not an Alternative;
  • site visits to Philadelphia cultural institution Taller Puertorriqueño; Mural Arts’ Kensington Storefront; and other key sites around the city;
  • an in-depth panel discussion between students and Philadelphia community arts organizations in operation for over 25 years, including Taller Puertorriqueño, Asian Arts Initiative, Village of Arts & Humanities, Brandywine Workshop, Scribe Video Center, Painted Bride Art Center, and Fleisher Art Memorial;
  • a funder discussion between representatives of the Leeway Foundation, the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, the Knight Foundation, and more.

Symposium tickets are $25 for both days, which includes receptions, plus lunch on Friday/Saturday and breakfast on Saturday. A La Carte: $15 for Friday; $15 for Saturday. To share dietary restrictions and inquire about attending on scholarship, please email Alyson Giantisco. Tickets can be purchased at inoutphilly.org. Follow along on social at #inoutphilly!

Please see the Moore website for the full In/Out schedule. Day 1 begins at Taller Puertorriqueño, and Day 2 begins at Moore.

Read about this year’s symposium in City Suburban News!


RSVP: agiantisco@moore.edu