Art and Placemaking at Denver International Airport with Stacey Stegman

Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast
Episode 25

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While most people consider an airport to be something you travel through and not to, such perceptions are changing with the rise of engaging attractions that make places like Denver International Airport (DEN) a hub for culture and connection. Just ask Stacey Stegman, DEN’s Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing, and Customer Service. 

In this episode of dot dot dot, Stacey shares about the tremendous value art brings to DEN’s public programming and events, offering unique perspectives of the Western region while supporting wayfinding, enriching entertainment and relaxation areas, and elevating the overall visitor experience. She and CEO Martha Weidmann discuss the robust public art program that NINE dot ARTS developed in collaboration with Stantec to guide DEN’s strategic direction, create a positive and memorable impression for travelers, and strengthen the airport’s reputation as Colorado’s primary economic driver. Learn more and view the plan here.

Discussed in the Episode: 
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Art at DEN
Denver International Airport Public Art and Exhibits Master Plan by NINE dot ARTS and Stantec
Mustang/Mesteño by Luis Jiménez
Children of the World Dream of Peace Mural by Leo Tanguma
Notre Denver by Terry Allen
Colorado Clay
Art at the San Francisco Airport
Attractions at Incheon International Airport
Colorado Through the Seasons by Jeremy Janus
Avenue in the Rain by Childe Hassam

About Stacey Stegman, Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing, and Customer Service, Denver International Airport:

Stacey Stegman lead’s the airport’s local, regional, national, and international marketing and communications strategies, as well as all public programming and events. She joined DEN following nearly 17 years at the Colorado Department of Transportation, working most recently as the Public Relations Director. With a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Colorado Denver, Stacey leverages her strong communication and media relations skills with her depth of expertise within the transportation industry to oversee informative and engaging programming and communications for DEN’s many travelers. 

About Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

Dot Dot Dot is the continuing conversation around art and placemaking in the built environment. Hosted by NINE dot ARTS CEO Martha Weidmann, episodes explore art, culture, community, and more with a range of reputable business leaders. Tune in biweekly to learn how an original art experience can boost your business and make a social impact.

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