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Creative Placemaking Symposium: Art and Design as Civic Action

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In celebration of the University of Maryland’s new Creative Placemaking Minor, please join us for a one-day symposium considering how the fields of art and design can be leveraged in the service of social justice, democracy, and equitable communities.

“Story + Place” a workshop led by poet, dancer, and urban planner Amy Shimshon-Santo will take place on Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 - 9 p.m. in the Art Building.

Presentation Topics:

Elevating arts, culture and design to support healthy communities

Arts-based and community-led placemaking and keeping

Student-centered civic engagement

Creating diverse and inclusive built environment discourse and action


Arts for All

The College of Arts and Humanities

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

The Lombardo Architecture Program Lecture Fund

The National Center for Smart Growth - Maryland Creative Placemaking Collaborative


Architecture Building

Online Registration Link: MAPP website


School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

For disability accommodations, please contact Patrick Warfield at

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