Public Art Conversation and Consult with Colleen Sheehy

October 05, 2018, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Listed In: Talks and Screenings

Are you an artist thinking about a public art project, wanting to get into the field, or in the middle of a public art project? Are you an organization that wants to reach more people through public art? Consider signing up for a free Conversation and Consult session with Colleen Sheehy, Executive Director of Public Art Saint Paul. Thirty-minute sessions will take place on Friday, October 5th at Plains Art Museum in its Presentation Center.

Colleen Sheehy leads Public Art Saint Paul, a private non-profit that collaborates with the City of Saint Paul and many organizations to produce and commission public art in Minnesota’s Capitol City. Some of the organization’s key programs include City Artist Program, Western Sculpture Park, eARTh Labs for youth, Sidewalk Poetry, Pop Up Meeting, and The Art of Food in Frogtown and Rondo.  Prior to this position, Sheehy was Director and CEO of Plains Art Museum from 2008 – 2015, where she completed the capital campaign for the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity and the commission of James Rosenquist’s North Dakota Mural. She also served as Director of Education at Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for 15 years.

Session Times: Friday, October 5

  • 9:30 AM
  • 10:00 AM
  • 10:30 AM
  • 11:00 AM
  • 11:00 AM
  • 12:00 PM

To sign up for a session, contact Colleen Sheehy at Sessions will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.

Events Calendar

December 2016

Other Exhibitions

2019 Scholastic

February 02, 2019 - March 09, 2019
Art & Writing Awards Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the vision, ingenuity, and talent of North Dakota award-winning teen artists and writers. Since 2015 Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project have partnered to serve as the state affiliate for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

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Peter Kelly

January 17, 2019 - March 29, 2019
Talking Head

Talking Head offers a look inside an ambitious, in-progress printmaking project: a variable edition of printed assemblage sculptures by artist Peter Kelly.

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School Spirit

March 01, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Celebrating Youth Art Month

Art connects students to themselves and each other, reaches students in new ways, and transforms the learning environment into a place of discovery.

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North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

January 07, 2019 - January 24, 2019
A Traveling Exploration of Human Rights and Social Justice

The North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival is a traveling exhibition that welcomes 2D, 3D, and live performance artists to explore human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Geneva Conventions and additional Protocols and other similar declarations and treaties.

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Layer by Layer

February 14, 2019 - April 21, 2019
Recent Works by Anna Johnson

Local printmaker Anna Johnson works with a variety of media, from watercolor, ink, and collage to various printmaking techniques, to create layers that document her creative process.

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