Art Law

Join Us February 12th, 2015 for Public Art: Paths to Satisfaction

December 12, 2014

Join Krigel & Krigel on February 12th, 2015 as one of our attorneys, Steve Braun, presents and moderates a four-part panel discussing the process of soliciting, selecting, installing and maintaining public art.

Public Art: Paths to Satisfaction Event Details

Thursday, February 12, 2015
6:00PM to 8:00PM CST

3901 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Hosted by:
Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts: a nonprofit organization that provides legal and accounting assistance to qualifying artists and arts organizations from all creative disciplines

Event topics:
> The process of soliciting, selecting, installing and maintaining public art
> Copyright and contract issues
> The one percent for art program implemented by Kansas City and others
> Experiences with specific public art projects sponsored by governments, private businesses and individuals
> Plus, enjoy an uninhibited discussion of public art, substantial time for audience questions and reference material that will be available on DVD

Steven J. Braun, Krigel & Krigel:
Steve has practiced art law for 15 years and will give an overview of current copyright and contractual issues, in a presentation entitled “A History of Public Art in the World in Two Minutes.” He will also moderate the panel discussion.

>Beth Nybeck and Matthew Dehaemers, artists:
Beth and Matthew both have work installed as public art across the United States and will describe their experiences and hopes for the future.

> Porter Arneill, artist and Public Art Administrator for Kansas City, Missouri

> April Bishop, Cultural Arts Coordinator for the City of Leawood, Kansas:
April will review the process, documentation and contracts involved in public art projects.

Register for Public Art: Paths to Satisfaction

Registration is free for KCVLAA members and $12 for non-members. Tickets are available online here. For more information, contact Steve Braun at or 816-285-6013.

‘I am a Monument’ image: Copyright 2014 Sean Starowitz. Used with permission.
*This article is very general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. Readers with legal questions should consult with an attorney prior to making any legal decisions.

Testimonials From
Our Clients

In a legal situation that was daunting, confusing, and thoroughly stressful, the team at Krigel & Krigel was indispensable. The attorneys were knowledgeable, prompt, patient, and communicative. Always taking the time to walk me through the processes & what to expect in the next steps. I couldn’t recommend a better group of professionals.