Lecture 8/12 : Hit, Run, and Broadcast: The New Wave of Artistic Interventions in Public Space
Hit, Run, and Broadcast: The New Wave of Artistic Interventions in Public Space
AN EXCLUSIVE EVENING WITH GLEN WEISS
Co-sponsored by Cary Visual Art
Thursday, August 12
7 pm at The Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex, 237 North Salem Street in Historic downtown Apex.
Come and listen to Glenn Weiss, Manager of Public Art & Design in Times Square, NYC speak about the importance of urban planning,architecture, landscape and public art in today’s society. Weiss has maintained a diverse professional practice assisting governments and civic organizations with physical transformations of cities and neighborhoods. He believes that civic aesthetics can have a profound effect on social and economic health – if and only if – the aesthetic changes originate in the community’s special attributes, knowledge of successful methods and an appreciation of beautiful, energetic places.
Reception to follow.