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Date:
October 20, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Lafayette Public Library
Address:
775 W. Baseline Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026
Cost:
Free
ADA:
Yes

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Art on the Street Meet the Artists and See & Respond Art Reception

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Art on the Street: See & Respond! Reception, featuring the AOTS sculptures and the works they inspired, will be held in the Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Meet the artists who created the 2016 sculptures, as well as local artists and poets who have entered their responses into the See & Respond! competition. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.

Lafayette Cultural Resources is proud to present the 5th annual  See & Respond! Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception at the Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.  Art on the Street sculptors will be honored at the event.  The event will also be the opening of the See & Respond!  Art Show, where local artists and poets were invited to respond to the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures.  Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award will be announced.

The event is free and open to the public. There will live music, savory appetizers and sweet desserts from Lafayette restaurants, a poetry reading and awards ceremony.  Beer and wine are available for purchase.

The evening includes the opportunity to visit with participating artists and poets, art show opening, a poetry reading and the presentation of the $1000 Jean Mellblom People’s Choice Award for Art on the Street, and the winners of the AOTS: See & Respond! art and poetry competition in adult, teen and children’s categories

The event is hosted by Lafayette Cultural Resources, Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, the Public Art Committee and ARTS!Lafayette, and honors artists of all ages and genre.  Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds were invited to See & Respond to the 2017 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2017 sculpture collection.

More information on the See & Respond Art Show is available at www.cityoflafayette.com/seeandrespond . This program is not limited to local artists.  Artists are asked to respond to current Art on the Street Sculptures. This is the fourth year of the See & Respond Art Show.

For more information, contact Susan Booker, Cultural Resources Coordinator; City of Lafayette;

susanb@cityoflafayette.com or at 303-661-1260.