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Public Art Commission Promises Art For All

Credit Courtesy/Fort Wayne Public Art Commission
Courtesy/Fort Wayne Public Art Commission
Pam Holocher and Dan Baisden agree that the social and cultural aspects of public art are vital to our community.

Since its formation about a year ago, Fort Wayne's Public Art Commission has been working hard to engage the community and develop a master plan.

Its first public event takes place Tuesday evening at the Arts United Center, offering residents a chance to get a feel for what's in store, and learn what the plan's tagline, "Art for All," can mean to the local arts scene.

For a look at the organization's mission, WBOI's Julia Meek sat down with its administrator, Dan Baisden, and vice-chair, Pam Holocher, to learn about this event, the Commission's future plans and the role public art plays in our community.

  Event Information:

Pecha Kucha Event @ Arts United Center, Fort Wayne
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Doors Open, 5:30 p.m.
Presentation, 6:00 p.m.

For more information, visit the Fort Wayne Public Art Commission website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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