Placemaking & Displacement: Public Dialogue at the Intersection of Art, Community, & Gentrification

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Presented by Sightlines at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin TX

Jan 17
Placemaking & Displacement: Public Dialogue at the Intersection of Art, Community, & Gentrification

Co-presented by Big Medium, Carver Museum & Sightlines. Artists, community historians, & activists will explore how an arts community can work proactively in a city where profound economic and cultural displacement has and is occurring.

Participants:
Austin native, long-time community advocate, and current Executive Director of allgo, a statewide queer people of color organization, Priscilla A. Hale will facilitate this discussion.

John Yancey professor of studio art at the University of Texas, who created the “Rhapsody” mosaic mural that occupies the Charles Urdy Plaza at E. Eleventh and Waller streets in East Austin street.

Alan Garcia, independent archivist and creator of the Instagram account ATX Barrio

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is free

Contact: 512-974-4926

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VIDEOS

  • Sightlines Spoken: Artists Respond — Considering Place and Culture

LOCATION

George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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