Final Chance To Provide Input On The Future Of Public Art In Chattanooga Is Sept. 15

Friday, September 7, 2018

Chattanoogans will have one last chance to provide insight and inspiration for “CHA Creates,” the public visioning campaign for Public Art Chattanooga’s strategic master plan. A public input session will be held on Saturday, Sept.

15, at the newly-renovated Miller Park.


Conversations will get creative over coffee and donuts as attendees participate in an interactive input session to help shape the future of public art in our City. This family-friendly event even offers kids the opportunity to play in the park and explore Miller Park’s open lawn with Art 120’s Imagination Playground big blue blocks. Clumpies Ice Cream will be serving up free scoops in exchange for completed public art surveys.


The full event schedule is below:


9:30 a.m.
: Opening remarks from Director of Public Art and Consultant Team

9:45-11:00 a.m.: Interactive Input Session

11:00 a.m.: Surveys + Ice Cream

11:15 a.m.: Closing Remarks from Mayor Andy Berke


Attendees can RSVP here.


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