Forecast.ED is Forecast’s online learning platform. Forecast.ED offers online learning and professional development opportunities about public art, placemaking and place-based design. Forecast has packaged over 40 years of knowledge and experience to bring you learning opportunities and professional development activities that will help you incorporate public art and placemaking principles into your work, learn the nuts and bolts of how to get a project off the ground, or dive deeper into a specific area of expertise.
About Forecast.ED Courses
Every online course on Forecast.ED is taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields. Courses are taught in a variety of formats – video lectures, case studies, and readings and are designed to cover a diverse array of topics within the fields of public art and placemaking. Some courses offer a broad overview, and others allow you to get more specialized information about a certain topic area. Every course is available on desktop and mobile, and includes optional resources for further research and quizzes to test your knowledge. When you complete a course on Forecast.ED, you will receive a downloadable electronic certificate.
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In addition to online courses, Forecast offers in person learning opportunities. We customize trainings and workshops for artists, community leaders and allied professionals. We provide key knowledge about managing public art projects, facilitate sessions to help take ideas from formation to implementation, and train community members on how to envision creative places and work with artists.
Click here to learn more and hire Forecast to bring our in-person learning to your conference, classroom, meeting, or gathering in any location across North America.
Forecast.ED is brought to you by Forecast. Forecast fosters dynamic, inclusive and resilient communities through public art, community-engaged design and transformative placemaking. We improve our collective life through a unique combination of responsive consulting services, support for public artists, and abundant resources on current issues and trends. Forecast is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.