public-art

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/31/14) — RIVERARTES, an exhibition of 75 works of public art by sculptors of national and regional prominence, is designed to celebrate the vitality of Owensboro, enhance its creative placemaking efforts and further establish it as a cultural tourism destination.

The exhibition is scheduled for 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Saturday Aug. 23 at 901 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Ky. The guest speaker will be Mayor Ron Payne. The event is sponsored by Owensboro Health.

The monumental works of art in the exhibition are available for lease. The project follows a national model for collaborative community efforts involving stakeholders focused on the aesthetic enhancement of urban environments. Potential sponsors for leased sculpture include local governments, businesses and individuals, foundations, granting agencies and civic organizations.

Opportunities abound in Owensboro’s new riverfront for the placement of public art, a visual additive creating an atmosphere of fun, excitement and celebration.

For reservations, please call (270) 685-3181.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Work Begins Today on First United Bank Plaza

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The city has awarded a bid to a Madisonville company for the construction of the First… Read More

Hanson City Council Met for Their Regular Meeting

HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Hanson City Council had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 28 with Mayor Mickey… Read More
1 DOW 17,751.39
+121.12 (0.69%)    
2 S&P 2,108.57
+15.32 (0.73%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,111.73
+22.53 (0.44%)    

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14768

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 5216

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4458

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4416

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3655

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19531

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15689

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 28, 2015 2054

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1882

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1645

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1562

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1334

Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1247

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1219

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1160

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1097

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 889

PPD Warns Public: Beware of Facebook Scam

by SurfKY News