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Author Archives: Julie Burros
Artists/community collaborations: A secret sauce
Artists who collaborate with municipal agencies and community organizations inspire us at Metris. This work happens in many different ways. It ranges from one-off temporary installations to decades-long residencies. Those in the arts field are familiar with this work. But … Continue reading
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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 ‚Äď This One‚Äôs for the Women
On a recent trip to Boston last March, I caught up with new developments on the cultural scene. It was women‚Äôs 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‚ÄĒthinking 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‚Äôve lived and breathed cultural plans for so long, it feels as though I‚Äôve looked at the work from every angle. I‚Äôve read many. I‚Äôve talked to a lot of people in different places that have developed them. I‚Äôve taught … Continue reading
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