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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Daviess County: Through the Lens of Art - A Bicentennial Event

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/5/15) — "Daviess County: Through the Lens of Art," a major event in Daviess County's year-long… Read More

Owensboro Public Hearings, Meeting Scheduled for Today

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/4/15) — The following public hearings and meeting are schedule to take place in City Hall, May 5,… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4264

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3638

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3423

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2977

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2902

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15776

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8554

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 2778

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 2540

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1964

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1695

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1350

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1252

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1133

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1103

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1098

First United Bank Becomes Hopkins School System’s…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 907

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News