“Public Art / Civic Catalyst” with Porter ArneillJen Zaman
Community participation in public art contributes to the
identity of a city. A varied public art collection inspires dialogue,
provides visual appeal and symbolizes the vitality of its city.
Porter Arneill, director/public art administrator for the Kansas
City Municipal Art Commission, discusses the complex, beneficial,
and sometimes contentious role that art plays in the public realm.