2 June, GCDN Conversations – Live from Lugano.
Helen Kearney from the City Corporation Public Realm team joins the Global Culture District Network to discuss Are Cultural Districts Failing on Climate Action?
8 June, Creative Freelancers Exchange: SME support within Culture Mile: How Can We Help? A session with Culture Mile, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Small Business Research + Enterprise Centre, and Barbican Centre.
24 – 25 June. Museums, Cities, Cultural Power
A free two-day online symposium bringing together cultural and museum practitioners, academics, urbanists, architects, and activists for a series of urgent discussions on the evolving power relationships between urban museums, their neighbourhoods, and the people who inhabit them.
8-9 July, DISRUPT 2021
It’s time to unlearn, rethink and restructure! A new digital festival exploring how the performing arts has collaborated with communities during the pandemic, and how a year of uncertainty and change has encouraged new and radical ways of working. Tickets now available on a pay what you can basis.
Food for Thought
Rachel Smith is convening creatives across Culture Mile to talk all things food, to inspire and connect with plans, projects and ideas that are swirling around. From projects exploring permaculture design principles, community growing, seed banks, communal feasting to discussions around the future of food. If you’d like to join the conversation, contact Rachel.
How to work with artists in non-traditional contexts
Culture Mile ran sessions with the Contemporary Arts Society earlier this year to explore projects and challenges around working with artists in the public realm and non-traditional contexts. The session aimed to come up with a set of best practice frameworks from initial scoping and brief, to identifying the right artist, to creation and decommission. If you’d like to find out more, contact Elizabeth.