This year’s program partners with FARM TO SPACESHIP, a local arts accelerator program, to focus on COVID Rebound and community connection through experiences over things. (74% of Americans prioritized experiences over products and things, according to a study conducted by Expedia and the Center for Generational Kinetics.) The program will focus on pandemic recovery through relationship building and experiential, interactive, and temporary public artworks.
The 2022 Experiments in Public Art is made possible through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
- Creative sector workforce recovery
- Community healing and collectively looking ahead through creative expressions of the pandemic experience
- Recovery, resilience, and innovation through creative partnerships between local creatives and businesses