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TEMPORARY PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

CURRENT PROJECTS

12th Street mural Project

12th street underpass mural

Contagious Color is a hand-brushed acrylic mural located on the east and west-facing walls of the 12th street railroad underpass in Sacramento. The mural will be installed for up to 3 years.

PDF with more information.

 

 

 

CADA's Capitol Art Boxes

CADA capitol box artTwenty-eight utility boxes located primarily in the Capitol Area Development Authority’s (CADA) district between 7th and 17th Streets and L and S Streets in downtown Sacramento have been covered with art.

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Del Paso Words on Walls Project

del paso boulevard words on wallsUnveiled in October, 2013, this project was created to fuse the written word and design in a public setting.  Poets collaborated with designers to create word-centric art on the blank sides of buildings along Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento, CA. Designers are : Hans BennewitzBenjamin Della RosaBarbara Hennelly, William Leung and Laura Edmisten.

PDF of brochure.

PDF of poet biographies.

 

Franklin Blvd. Plein Air Project

franklin boulevard plein air projectDebuting in September, 2009, the Franklin Urban Plein Air Project is a temporary public art project featuring 25 artworks painted on the facades of businesses, schools and other locations along Franklin Boulevard in Sacramento.  

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PAST PROJECTS

Broadway Augmented

broadway augmentedEleven renowned artists from Sacramento, Canada, Spain, and around the country created artworks that were virtually installed along the Broadway corridor in Sacramento, California.  Artworks could be viewed September - October 2014.  See the video below for a documentation of the project.

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Art of the Dumpster

art of the dumpster projectIn the heart of Sacramento’s central district, “Art of the Dumpster” showcased regional talent through public art projects. Commissioned by the Power Inn Alliance, an advocate for business, transportation and community.

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