CCT: City Canvas

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City Canvas was a one-time initiative bringing mural-based public art into downtown spaces throughout the state of Connecticut. The initiative aimed to enhance public spaces using visual arts as a devise to connect various urban regions of Connecticut through a statewide placemaking initiative.  Participating Cities included:

New London
Select the image below for a SPOTLIGHT on the various City Canvas projects. Check back for updates.

{Hartford City Canvas Spotlight}   {New London}   {Stamford}

CLICK HERE to view video documenting the City Canvas initiative (56 minutes on You Tube)

City Canvas:
  • Created vibrant and energizing artworks around the state and imbedded them into major urban areas.
  • Created an opportunity to commission artwork by Connecticut artists for highly visible exterior locations in city spaces.
  • Created artworks that resonated with the community for which they were created.
  • Created either permanent or temporary works of art which varied in media based on the needs of the community and the space. 

    Mural Walk were unveiled on Saturday, July 7, 2012.    

Bridgeport's first light-based projection will be "turned on" on July 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Program Guidelines: PDF (for information only)
Misc. Press and/or video links


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