Creative placemaking, cultural districts, and the creative age of cities – this is an exciting time in Boston as artists and cultural organizations are playing a central role in strategies shaping our communities’ social, physical, and economic futures. Hear about transformational change through the Dudley Square Neighborhood Initiative, the development of the nation’s first Literary Cultural District, the vision of Kate Balug from The Department of Play (DoP) and emerging trends from Susan Silberberg, Founder and Managing Director of CivicMoxie, LLC and Lecturer in Urban Design and Planning at MIT. Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month with an inspiring conversation about how Boston is a creative and culturally innovative city that is leading the way! Seating is limited and will be available on a first come basis.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 9:30-10:30
Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon
(use Dartmouth Street entrance)