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.
Nov 17, 2015

As a tribute and a thank you to all our partners, Americans for the Arts is placing this advertisement featuring all our cr

Oct 26, 2015

Americans for the Arts wants you to elect art professionals from the field to serve on one of four network advisory councils:

Sep 14, 2015

Do you know of an arts professional from your community whose leadership and forward thinking could benefit the rest of the field?

Sep 24, 2015

A committee of the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a proposal that would set aside a designated percentage of the city’s net debt bond for public art funding. The proposed ordinance, which was passed on a 5-0 vote, would enforce a minimum amount of funding for maintaining and building new public artworks each year. The minimum amount for public art would be equal to 1.5% of the debt the city takes on for public projects. The proposed ordinance will now be submitted to a vote by the full City Council.

Aug 12, 2015

When it opens in the fall of 2016, Sacramento’s new downtown arena Golden Center 1 will be home to five public art installations worth $9.3 million.

Apr 02, 2015

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

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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 streamed 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.