PUBLIC ART WEEK
All eyes are Downtown as the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and Art in Public Places present Jacksonville’s first ever Public Art Week. Public Art Week is simply a series of special events focused around our Art in Public Places program along with the special opening of our Spark Grantee, Jenny Hager’s Sculpture Walk.
There is a lot going on with Art in Public Places and Sculpture Walk is outstanding. Learn more about both with these opportunities:
Sept. 10, 12:00 pm at Cultural Council offices: Art in Public Places Committee Meeting (our monthly meetings are always open to the public!)
Sept. 11, 9:00 am on First Coast Connect ( WJCT89.9) radio: CCGJ Executive Director and Director of Art in Public Places
Sept. 11, 5:30 pm at MOCA Jacksonville auditorium: Art in Public Places 101 led by Christie Holechek, Ben Thompson and Dave Engdahl. Free.
Sept. 11, 6:30 pm at MOCA bar: Spark Artists Lounge (moved back to Volstead!)
Sept. 12, 12:00 pm at Main Street Park: VIP Opening Reception for Spark Project, “Sculpture Walk Jax”www.sculpturewalkjax.com
Sept. 12, 5:15pm, Hemming Plaza, Unveiling of Hemming installation with artist Bob Coon, who will address the crowd
Sept 12, 6:00 pm at Main Street Park: Grand Opening Guided tour of Sculpture Walk Jax by Spark Grantee Jenny Hager at Kick-off of Connection Festival
Sept. 13, 2:00 pm at MOCA auditorium: Visiting Artist Talk by New York sculptor and juror of Sculpture Walk Jax , Marsha Pels. Free. Seating is limited.
Sept. 12, 13 & 14 at Main Street Park: Connection Festival connecting music, arts, culture, health, technology and fun.
Sept. 15, 16, 17: Support your local creatives. Instagram/Tweet your photos of Public Art. Connect with Art in Public Places by using #PUBLICARTJAXand you could be selected to win LOCAL ART and Cultural Council swag!