Public Art Audio Tour
ABOUT The Program
Public art is a vital and revitalizing part of New Haven’s urban landscape, but often the stories, authors, and origins of these works are lost or forgotten. ArtSitesNewHaven.com illustrates, locates, and describes public art throughout the city.
Site Projects, in partnership with WNHH, New Haven Independent Radio Station will now create a complimentary public art audio tour with New Haven high school students.
ArtSites offers tourists and residents, students and teachers an essential tool to learn of the remarkable history, outstanding artists, and visionary leaders who have fundamentally shaped the public arena in New Haven.
Participating students will be actively involved in the expansion of this valuable community resource. The audio tour will further facilitate self-guided tours and students will have the opportunity to become the spokespeople for our city and for our culture.
The program began in May 2016 with our inaugural presenter from New Light High School. Beginning in full force in Fall 2016, this six-week audio tour program will occur twice annually.
In addition to being published on ArtSitesNewHaven.com + SiteProjects.org, audio segments will be broadcasted on WNHH.
Audio by Autumn Morrair, New Light High School, 2016
"I chose Swoon because it speaks to my femininity. The woman is so comfortable in her own skin that she inspires me to feel the same while in my community."
This project has been made possible with the support of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.