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Dallas Cultural Plan: Micro-Residency Symposium

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Individual artists as well as arts organizations have a powerful place in shaping the city of Dallas. To that end, the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) has embarked on a “micro-residency” as a part of its cultural planning process. Join us Monday, April 23rd, 6:30-8pm, to hear from participants about their experiences and recommendations for continuing to integrate the arts into City practices.

About the micro-residency program:
This truly unique, immersive experience has embedded an artist in six City departments to;

  • – Identify ways that artists might assist City agencies in achieving their goals (i.e.safer streets, more clear signage, etc.)
  • – Increase integration of arts, culture, and design with City activities,
  • – Recognize opportunities for cross-collaboration between multiple City departments and the OCA
  • – Formulate and propose strategies for the creation of a formalized (ongoing) residency program.

The artist residency is a crucial part of the Dallas Cultural Planning strategy development process. It will establish a shared understanding of the ways that City departments work as well as the artists process and break down silos by providing practical ways for them to work toward shared goals.