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ArtPlace CDI Community Forum

**Please note that parking for the event is located at the Please Touch Museum’s main parking lot, located on Avenue of the Republic at 42nd Street.**

The Fairmount Park Conservancy invites you to a Community Forum on Arts & Parks.

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Come hear about the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s participation in ArtPlace America’s Community Development Investments Program and hear from a panel of thought leaders on the powerful nexus of arts, culture, and parks.

Featured Remarks:

  • Kathryn Ott Lovell – Executive Director, Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Mayor Michael A. Nutter – City of Philadelphia
  • Michael DiBerardinis – Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources – City of Philadelphia
  • Laura Sparks – Executive Director, William Penn Foundation
  • Lyz Crane – Deputy Director, ArtPlace America

Panel Moderator: Jamie Bennett – Executive Director, ArtPlace America


  • Carol Coletta – VP/Community and National Initiatives, Knight Foundation
  • Lily Yeh – Artist
  • Scott Kratz – Director, 11th Street Bridge Park

Special thanks to our partners ArtPlace America, City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture & the Creative Economy & Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

RSVP here.


Read the recent ArtPlace press release here.


Thursday, October 22, 2015


4:00pm - 6:00pm


www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/">Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131