Sign up for “Parks & the Next Generation,” June 25
June 2, 2015 by Janette Law
Parks and the Next Generation
Thursday, June 25
Pohlad Auditorium, Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Always Free & Open to the Public
A trio of dynamic Minneapolis design leaders will be the highlight of a highly-interactive event about Parks and the Next Generation. Together they will explore questions facing our world-class park system:
- How are youth engaging with parks and public space differently than a generation ago?
- What innovations are the next generation bringing to the use and design of future parks?
- How is “Tactical Urbanism” being used to activate public spaces in creative, playful new ways.
- Who are the park users of tomorrow and how can parks adapt to meet those changing needs.
- Our three featured guests will discuss projects now underway in North Minneapolis and demonstrate how youth are recreating our parks, in what promises to be a fun and interactive event.
Roger Cummings, Founder, Juxtaposition Arts and Loeb Fellow;
Tom Fisher, outgoing Dean, University of Minnesota College of Design and incoming Dayton Hudson Land Grant Chair and Director, University of Minnesota Metropolitan Design Center; and
Kristine Miller, Professor and Department Head, University of Minnesota College of Design Department of Landscape Architecture.
With Special Guest
Cameron Downey, JXTA Student
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Featured image courtesy Juxtaposition Arts