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Riverwalk – Public Arts Day
September 8, 2012
Spend the afternoon in the park along the river in downtown Hutchinson immersed in the arts. Events will take place along 3rd Ave. NW along the Riverfront. This FREE day of art is for both kids and adults and is a collaboration between the Hutchinson Center for the Arts the Hutchinson Public Arts Commission made possible with a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council.
The public is invited to contribute to the one day temporary installments of artwork.
Play Djembe drums in the drum circle. A professional drum circle leader will come to Hutchinson and bring along 30 Djembe drums. Everyone, both kids and adults are invited to sit and play along for as long as they like – a few minutes or a few hours.
Kids will also be able to create their own Djembe drum thanks to a donation from 3M.
Crow River Arts will host a chalk art contest for all ages from noon to 4 p.m.
The Bubble Stomp will be held at 4 p.m.
Biodegradable Chinese lanterns will be released at 6 p.m. at the close of the event.
Contribute to the Community Quilt designed by professional artist Carol Gustavson.
Kids can paint a building in the CityScape display courtesy of Stearnswood.
Play a musical PVC pipe instrument, courtesy of photographer Jon Otteson.
Learn about the world of public art and it’s impact on the economy of a community from the Hutchinson Public Arts Commission.
If you are an artist who would like to participate by creating a temporary, interactive public art sculpture for the project, call Kathy at the arts center at 587-7278, or email [email protected].
RAIN LOCATION: Burich Arena, Hutchinson