Americans for the Arts Public Art Network (PAN) develops professional services for the broad array of individuals and organizations engaged in the diverse field of public art. PAN is the only professional network in the United States dedicated to advancing public art programs and projects through advocacy, policy, and information resources to further art and design in our built environment.

Year in Review
The Public Art Network’s Year in Review is the only national
program that specifically
recognizes public art projects.
Artist / Candy Coated
Artist / Adam Kuby
Artist / Rosten Woo
Artist / Cliff Garten
Jun 03, 2015

This year, Americans for the Arts is honoring the Association for Public Art (aPA) with the Public Art Network Award.

May 18, 2015

Americans for the Arts has announced the recipients of the 2015 Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards. Presented each year, these awards recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations committed to enriching community through the arts. 

Mar 26, 2015

The Annual Leadership Awards are presented each spring in conjunction with Annual Convention and recognize the achievements of individuals, organizations and programs committed to enriching t

Apr 02, 2015

Artists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming are displaying public artworks showcasing the area as an artistic community.

Apr 02, 2015

The Center for Innovation, Testing, and Evaluation (CITE) is being designed in Southern New Mexico to be a city without a population, soley for the purpose of testing technologies such as cel

Apr 01, 2015

Land art artist Michael Heizer has been developing "City" in the Garden Valley, Neveda since the early 1970's. Today, the land around the artwork is under threat of development.

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Jun 03, 2015

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May 04, 2015

Across the country, the arts are changing: demographics are shifting, modes of artistic participation are becoming more diverse, and once segmented artistic practices are converging. These changes ring true for both public art and arts education, and over the past year these respective fields...

Mar 13, 2015

With the arts advocacy season fully upon us, the following is my updated “10 Reasons to Support the Arts.” Changes this year include updating #3 with the BEA’s new Arts in the GDP research...

2015 Annual Convention Livestream
Can't make it to Chicago this year?
Chicago, June 12-14, 2015

This year at our Annual Convention, we are live streaming all of our keynote presentations, multiple main convention sessions, as well as a select few preconference sessions.

You can watch any or all of these on our Americans for the Arts YouTube channel.