Lecture

Why Do We Need Public Art in the City?

City Talks

LECTURE PRESENTED ON JANUARY 22, 2014

Well-established in the urban landscape, works of public art are symbols that have inhabited the daily lives of Montrealers for generations. They are part of the public space, which raises questions about their relevance. Are they meaningful and inspirational for citizens? What role do they play in building the city’s identity?

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Anne Darche, Executive and Artistic Director of MU
  • Jo-Anne Kane, Managing Partner, XPND Capital

Lecture presented by the McCord Museum and Heritage Montreal.

City Talks is a series of lectures bringing together city thinkers and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.