Public Art 2020

Presented by the Art Law Section

Public Art 2020

Date Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE 1 Hour

The removal and creation of public art has never been more prevalent and the legal implications have never been more complicated. Come learn the ins and outs of what you need to know in the current environment.



Lauren Curry
San Francisco City Attorney’s Office


Jill Manton
San Francisco Arts Commission

Linda Joy Kattwinkel
Owen, Wickersham & Erickson, PC

The program panelists will explore the legal constructs surrounding public art in 2020, including the controversy surrounding the removal of monuments and statues as well as the administrative framework and funding to create new works for public enjoyment.


  • Legal implications surrounding the removal of public art
  • Creator’s statutory protections under VARA and CAPA
  • Navigating the regulatory waters when creating public art
  • Moving forward with public art post 2020

Section Chair

Kim Almazan, Withers Bergman

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: G22607


 FREE BASF Law Student
 $35 Section Member
 $45 BASF Member
 $60 Nonmember


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A link to access the Zoom meeting will be sent in your confirmation e-mail 2 hours prior to the start of the event.



To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

Special Requests 
People with disabilities should contact BASF regarding reasonable accommodations.
10/21/2020 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Zoom Online only San Francisco, CA

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