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Art in Public Places – Celebrating 20 Years

New at the Northside Aztlan Community Center (PDF)

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Artist Lisa Cameron Russell recently finished her a mural in the east entry hallway of the Northside Aztlan Community Center. The mural highlights fall foliage and fruit crop trees from the local landscape—bringing warm colors into the interior of the building to be appreciated all year round.

Coming soon: Mulberry Bridge (PDF)

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Artist Jill MacKay is currently installing a mirror mosaic on the northeast side of the Mulberry Bridge along the Poudre River Trail. The river itself, lends the inspiration for this project. With the use of flowing, mirror mosaic reflective waveforms the design mimics the reflective surface qualities of water. Adding natural river rock around the mirror mosaic waveforms lends a strong contrast made of local sourced materials; and further mimics the literal look and feel of the river.

What would you make?

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Pianos About Town is looking for artists and organizations who can use piano parts, after they've been decommissioned from the program. Many parts can be creatively re-used for art projects, take apart days, or maker spaces. We have hammers, keys, sound boards, etc.

Come see what we have and pick up parts by appointment.

Let us know if you are interested by emailing Liz Good at bGdvb2RAZmNnb3YuY29t or calling 970-416-2646.

 

Pianos About Town

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Pianos About Town is a collaborative effort between the Fort Collins Art in Public Places Program and community partners Bohemian Foundation and the Downtown Develoment Authority. This exciting project brings together visual art and music for the public to enjoy. We are currently planning our 6th season! For updates and to share your photos and videos of the pianos in action, please visit us on Facebook.

Help us care for the pianos! If you enjoy playing the pianos, help us protect them by closing the keyboard cover after each use and using the attached tarp to cover the piano in times of bad weather—Thank you!


2016 Piano Muralists

Marilyn Robinson Picture of Artist
Dec 9 - Dec 22
Piano Art
Piano concept
Meryl Saxton Picture of Artist
Oct 5 - Oct 17
Piano Art
Piano concept
Ren Burke Picture of Artist
Sep 21 - Oct 3
Piano Art
Piano concept
Werner Schreiber Picture of Artist
Sep 7 - Sep 19
Piano Art
Piano concept
Drake Arnold Picture of Artist
Aug 17 - Sep 1
Piano Art
Piano concept
Jaime Gastelle Picture of Artist
Aug 3 - Aug 15
Piano Art
Piano concept
Amy Heyse Picture of Artist
Jul 20 - Aug 1
Piano Art
Piano concept
Anne Thouthip Picture of Artist
Jul 6 - Jul 18
Piano Art
Piano concept
AR235 Picture of Artist
Jun 22 - Jul 4
Piano Art
Piano concept
Carla Gamboa Picture of Artist
Jun 8 - Jun 20
Piano Art
Piano concept
Elena Pires Picture of Artist
May 25 - Jun 6
Piano Art
Piano concept
Gale Whitman Picture of Artist
May 11 - May 23
Piano Art
Piano concept