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Public Art and Placemaking

Public Art and Placemaking is an undergraduate certificate in the history and creation of public art and its relationship to public space. A combination of theory, design and production, it includes courses in both art and urban planning. It prepares students to combine public art and placemaking to serve an audience that is racially and socio-economically diverse.

Degree: Undergraduate Certificate

Duration: 2.0 Years

Location: West Campus

Contact Information:

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
DAAP School of Art & School of Planning
Kate Bonansinga
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221
(513) 556-5132

Admission Requirements

The Public Art and Placemaking Certificate program is open to individuals who have earned 60 credit hours of university or college credit at 2.0 gpa or above. Applications should be sent to the director of the Public Art and Placemaking Certificate Program. Applications require:

  1. An application form
  2. All university or college transcripts
  3. One letter of support from a full-time faculty member.

Application Deadlines

To apply students should turn in the application to the DAAP Student Affairs Office, 5470 Aronoff.



The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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