The Art of Small City Transformation: exploring a role for socially engaged public art institutes as leaders with municipal cultural sustainability agendas

This project investigates the role small city public art galleries play, and might play, in catalyzing community transformation on the municipal level. In looks, in particular, at the work being accomplished by socially-engaged small city galleries across Canada, and at the ways in which this work can inform and mobilize municipal agendas rooted in cultural sustainable development.