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Man in the Iron Mask - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project

Update – Downtown METRO Bus Shelters to Receive a Facelift From Local Artists

Last month we did a short feature on Artworks Cincinnati and their plans to add an artistic touch to 12 of METRO’s Downtown bus shelters. Today we just want to take a moment to update folks on how this is going and post some new images…

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From Facebook: Metro shelters featuring art created by youth apprentices ages 14 – 21 were dedicated on Sept. 26 by ArtWorks CEO Tamara Harkavy, ArtWorks Project Manager Ryan Little, ArtWorks Youth Apprentice Annabelle Gordon, ArtWorks Youth Apprentice Jalyn Hill, ArtWorks Youth Apprentice Tyler Dunbar, Director of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Kim Fender, Metro CEO Terry Garcia Crews, ArtWorks Public Art Manager Katie Labmeier, ArtWorks VP Colleen Houston, and ArtsWave COO Alecia Townsend Kintner. — at Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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Below you can see the booth from the Cincinnati Public Library:

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ArtWorks Booth at The Cincinnati Public Library
Grapes of Wrath - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project
Grapes of Wrath
Charlotte's Web - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project
Charlotte’s Web
Man in the Iron Mask - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project
The Man in the Iron Mask
Scarlett Letter - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project
The Scarlett Letter
Wizard of Oz - Cincinnati METRO Bus Shelter Art Project
The Wizard of Oz

ArtWorks Mission: ArtWorks empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.

That’s the update we have for now. We’ll be adding new images as we get them. If you would like more information about ArtWorks, please check out the website below!

ArtWorks Cincinnati

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2013 Visionaries and Voices Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

visionaries and voices Starting September 26, 2013, V+V (Visionaries and Voices) will host Courttney Cooper’s unique vision of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. Cincinnati’s rich German heritage and Oktoberfest are reoccurring themes in the work of artist Courttney Cooper. During the Oktoberfest Zinzinnati celebration, the Northside Gallery will be decorated with over 60 beer steins created in conjunction with Funke Fired Arts and artists from V+V.

Join us as V+V’s Northside Gallery is transformed by John Stein, Courttney Cooper, and many other V+V local artists.

During this event a winner of the V+V Art Car will be given away to one lucky winner! Check ou the image below and you can see the V+V crew hard at work. Click on the image to go to V+V’s Facebook page where you can enter to win.

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  CLICK HERE TO ENTER! 

 

+Golden German Beer In Rainbow Kool-Aid Colors

Opening Reception:

Thursday September 26 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Continues through November 15, 2013

  • Beer provided by The Comet
  • T-shirts designed by Couttney Cooper
  • Shop at the New America of Arts Marketplace
  • See who wins the V+V Art Car!

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If you go, don’t forget to take pictures! Then don’t forget where you can find some awesome frames for those shots…

Butterflies of Moocco

Nature Photographers – Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show Running Until June 30, 2013

Butterflies of Moocco For those looking to get some great shots of butterflies, I can’t think of a better place or time. Now through June 30, 2013, the Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati Ohio’s Eden Park is holding it’s annual butterfly show.

The sound of water flowing, bursts of colorful flowers, and alluring musical rhythms will accompany you as you stroll along the centuries old passages with their marketplaces hung with woven carpets, embroidered fabrics, sparkling jewels and carved woods. Experience the essence of Morocco— etched by nature into one of the world’s most beautiful countries…

This is a family friendly event that is sure to give you outstanding opportunity to shoot these beautiful creatures and create lasting memories with family and loved ones. http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/butterflyshow/

If you go, cameras are indeed welcome and we highly recommend that you take one with you to capture all the beauty offered and the look of wonder on the faces of the children and adults as the butterflies land on precious fingers, shoulders and more. Once you’ve collected your memories, don’t forget about the picture frames!

 

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Photo by Jeremy Stevenson – May 19, 2012
April 20 – June 30, 2013
Open Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
$7 adults • $6 seniors • $4 children • 4 & under are FREE!
$12 Unlimited Admission Pins Purchase Butterflies of Morocco Pin