Thanks for participating!

Stay tuned to keep up the momentum

Event Over


November 7 - 8, 2013

Starting at 8:00 AM


Providence, RI

OMNI Providence

About the Conference

Join leading practitioners and experts in the field of creative placemaking for two days of exploration and dialogue about measuring, evaluating and communicating the impact of using art to build and transform community.

Following the conference, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, we invite all conference participants to join us for unique behind the scenes experiences with WaterFire's Salute to Veterans a major public art event and first ever community wide celebration of Veterans on such a large scale in Rhode Island.

Latest News

View all News


Artists, placemakers, community builders, urban planners and government leaders

less more

Event Schedule

Two days of learning followed by a WaterFire experience

Presenters and schedules are subject to change. Click here for a frequently updated conference info PDF.

Conference Hotel

Omni Providence Hotel

We're all about building community so we hope you'll join us in creating one at The OMNI Providence, the official conference hotel.

The OMNI Providence is ideally situated near to the WaterFire art installation downtown Providence and is the perfect venue for The Art of Placemaking conference. They have set aside a block of rooms at a specially discounted rate for conference attendees. You must book by October 16th to receive the specially discounted rate. Please don't delay in booking your accommodations, as hotel rooms go super fast on WaterFire weekends!  Click here for a special OMNI registration webpage or call 800-843-6664 to make reservations and simply ask for the 2013 Creative Placemaking Conference rate (Code: 1106132013CREAT)


Conference Organizers

Sponsor The Event

Contact Us

Connect with us