Events & Programming

The Current Workshop: Public Art Informational

May 22, 2024, 1-2:30pm

For decades, Tacoma has been making art accessible and public art has played a major role in it. Are you curious to learn more about public art and how it might align with your art practice? Join The Current for a virtual informational interview on public art, led by the City of Tacoma’s Arts & Cultural Vitality Division Public Art Project Manager, Ricky Reyes. Learn about the processes, what can be considered public art, and how art is selected and commissioned.
Wednesday, May 22,

Register here!

All registrants will receive the zoom link on May 17
About Ricky Reyes:
The Current workshop: Public Art Informational
Ricky Reyes is a Tacoma-born researcher, creative, oral historian and Public Art Project Manager with the City of Tacoma’s Arts & Cultural Vitality Division.
Trained in public policy at Seattle University and in oral history through Seattle’s Black Spatial Histories Institute, Ricky’s previous research, writing, art, and work center the ways we cultivate sustainable partnerships with diverse stakeholders, from municipal agencies to grassroots leaders, ensuring inclusive representation in gallery programming, public art, public events and policy advisory roles.
Ricky’s work experience includes project management, community outreach and program design at and in partnership with arts organizations such as the Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Tacoma Division of Community and Economic Development (Arts & Cultural Vitality Division), Napster Streaming (Rhapsody), Wa Na Wari and Seattle Theatre Group.
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