Conveners

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Patti Phillips (Academic Dean, Moore College of Art & Design) and Jane Golden (Executive Director, Mural Arts Philadelphia) at In/Out 2017 Concluding Dialogue

Moore College of Art & Design, founded in 1848, is the first and only visual
arts and design college for women in the United States. Through its undergraduate
Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women and its co-educational
Graduate Studies programs, Moore cultivates creativity, promotes scholarship,
and prepares its students for professional careers in the arts by emphasizing
critical thinking, problem solving, risk-taking, and strong communication skills.
Moore is dedicated to producing graduates that distinguish themselves as
leaders in their fields. As a cultural leader, Moore promotes access to the arts
throughout the broader community.  Moore’s award-winning, professionally active faculty brings real-world expertise to the classroom and plays a key role in connecting the college, community, and students to each other and to enriching and engaging educational experiences. Click here to find out more about the MA and MFA programs focusing on Socially-Engaged Art.

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated
to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united
artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating
nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives.
Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges to
understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around
the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice,
mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation.
For more information, call 215-685-0750 or visit muralarts.org. Follow us on
social media: @muralarts on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, MuralArtsPhiladelphia
on Facebook, and phillymuralarts on YouTube.