An overhead view of chalk artist Taylor sitting near her chalk art that reads Raleigh with each letter being a different color of the rainbow

Participate in Public Art During July!

A month-long series of pop-ups held by Raleigh Arts to promote the draft Public Art Strategic Plan

Join us for a month-long series of pop-ups held by Raleigh Arts to promote the draft of the Public Art Strategic Plan and gather feedback. We invite you to read the draft public art plan and share your feedback.

Check out the upcoming events below!

They Danced Among The Trees at Sertoma Arts Center

metallic and rainbow oval shapes hang on a string between two trees

July 1-31

They Danced Among The Trees is inspired by memories of twirling in forests and watching dappled light dance through green canopies. Jane Cheek's art installation will be viewable along the path from Sertoma Arts Center to the Shelley Lake Greenway Trail during the month of July as part of a month long series of events sharing and promoting the draft Public Art Strategic Plan.

Chalk Art at the John Chavis Memorial Park Splash Pad

An overhead view of chalk artist Taylor sitting near her chalk art that reads Raleigh with each letter being a different color of the rainbow

Saturday, July 16, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join us at John Chavis Memorial Park for an interactive chalk event with Chalk By Taylor. There will be pop-up chalkboards near the splash pads for kids to draw, color, and express themselves. Taylor will be in attendance to draw with everyone and talk about being an artist! Come out for a fun event and to learn more about our public art plan!

Shadow Puppets! at NCMA

the shadow of an intricate shadow puppet of a city scene

Saturday, July 23, 8:30 p.m.

Strange creatures! Unbelievable worlds! Shadow puppetry has the ability to suspend the disbelief in people of all ages, not to mention transcend the boundaries of interstellar space and time. Come play with space and sci-fi themed shadow puppets by local puppet artist Nyssa Collins during the outdoor screening of Dune on July 23 at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

Contact

 

Kelly McChesney
Public Art Director, Raleigh Arts
kelly.mcchesney@raleighnc.gov
919-996-5657

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