In partnership with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s (MAPC) Arts and Culture Department and Forecast Public Art (FPA), NEFA invites artists in Massachusetts to participate in Making it Public: for MA Artists, a free 5-week virtual workshop series designed to support artists of all disciplines in exploring and expanding their public art making practice. At the conclusion of the workshop series, participating artists will be better equipped to respond to a Call for Temporary Public Art and foster more vibrant and equitable public spaces through artmaking.

2023 Making it Public for MA Artists workshops:
Tuesdays, March 14 through April 11, 2023
5:00-6:30 pm ET
Live, Virtual-Sessions with Guest Speakers (Zoom)
For more details, go to: www.nefa.org/MakingItPublic

To register, please complete this form by Monday, February 13, 2023, 11:59 PM ET.
Participants will be accepted on a rolling basis. A confirmation email will be sent to registrants by the week of February 20, 2023 to confirm participation. If registration reaches capacity, artists may be waitlisted for MIP 2023.
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* 1. Please provide your contact information.
We will not share your information with other parties.  You may let us know if you'd like to be added to our mailing lists, and/or a contact list to be shared with fellow participants below.

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* 2. NEW: Connecting with fellow participants. Past participants expressed interest in being able to connect with one another beyond of the zoom room.  If you are a confirmed participant for MIP 2023, please let us know if you would you like to share your contact information with fellow participants. Check all the fields you'd like to share:

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* 3. NEW: Affinity Groups. Are you interested in participating in optional affinity groups? If so, please indicate the type of affinity group(s) -identity, geography, artistic discipline, etc.- that you may be interested in. Please indicate if you would be interested in helping to organize an affinity group space. 

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* 4. Would you like to be added to our mailing list(s)? Check all that apply.

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These responses will help our facilitator know who's in the (virtual) room.

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* 5. Please tell us about your current artistic practice. Why are you interested in public artmaking?

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* 6. What are you hoping to learn from Making it Public for MA Artists? 

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* 7. Are you able to attend the full five weeks of the workshop?

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* 8. Accessibility. Please let us know if you have any accessibility needs.
Note: The live virtual workshops will use the Zoom platform. We will offer closed captioning

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* 9. Equity and Diversity. NEFA values diverse cultural and artistic expressions as essential to more equitable and vibrant public spaces. We also recognize that some artists may have experienced barriers to accessing professional development opportunities due to race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, class, age, and geography. Making it Public for Artists intends to prioritize equity in access to this opportunity. This may include but is not limited to prioritizing artists who identify Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC).

Please share how you identify. (check all that apply)

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* 10. Do you live in a rural community?

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* 11. How did you hear about the Making it Public opportunity? Please check all that apply.

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* 12. Have you ever received a grant from NEFA?

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* 13. Additional Comments/Questions.  Please share!

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