Author Archives: Julie Burros

Artists Take Center Stage at APA’s 2019 Planning Conference

In April I attended the 2019 National Conference of the American Planning Association (APA) in San Francisco. I was thrilled that the conference both opened and closed with keynotes by artists.

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Dispatch from Boston – This One’s for the Women

On a recent trip to Boston last March, I caught up with new developments on the cultural scene. It was women’s history month and what I saw and were I went definitely reflected that fact.

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Post Cards from the Road: Metris takes Manhattan

We conceived a day trip of meetings in NYC some months ago—thinking it would be a great way to kick off our marketing efforts in early 2019. Little did we know that the weather gods would smile upon us and … Continue reading

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A Cultural Planning Manifesto

I’ve lived and breathed cultural plans for so long, it feels as though I’ve looked at the work from every angle. I’ve read many. I’ve talked to a lot of people in different places that have developed them. I’ve taught … Continue reading

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