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”
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!

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