About Open Engagement

Open Engagement is an international conference and platform to support socially engaged art. The conference highlights the work of transdisciplinary artists, activists, students, scholars, community members, and organizations. The conference mission is to expand the dialogue around socially engaged art, as well as the structures and networks of support for artists working within the complex social issues and struggles of our time. Learn more.


Thank you for an amazing Open Engagement 2015: Place and Revolution in Pittsburgh. We are now archiving the 2015 conference and preparing for next year. Please check back for an upcoming web-shop, and updates on the future of Open Engagement.