so today.. besides being football Sunday, its also Artist Row, at the public Market, yep, the same place i get my fruits and veggies on Thursdays and Saturdays. This event is held once in the Fall and again once in the Spring. its in its 11th year. i cant believe how much it has grown. i started out here, in the beginning stages, when i was making jewelry. till i lost my shirt. but that a story for another day:)!!!
the best part about this event .. its all local artists. and there was much to see, and people to look at and of course the food trucks showed up, and there was some live music..all free, another thing thats not all to common.
well thanks for stopping by. hope you have an awesome week.
Summer doesn’t last very long here in Western New York, and even then we all hold our breath in Hope that we do have a nice warm summer. So we try hard to do as many things outside as possible so on this day, after the Public market, while it was still rather early and No One to Bother ME!!! I stopped at our lovely Art Museum. It has One of the Largest City parks I’d like to show you.
a bit of History
Centennial Sculpture Park has recast ten acres of the Gallery’s grounds into a showcase of public art and urban space. In the Sculpture Park, you’ll find a new kind of ‘town square’ – a spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the Neighborhood of the Arts and a destination for Rochesterians and visitors alike.
Four major artists were commissioned to create site specific work for Centennial Sculpture Park. Wendell Castle’sUnicorn Family provides an outdoor grouping of chairs, a table, and a lamp for visitors who like to sit and enjoy the passing scene. Jackie Ferrara created Marking Crossways, geometric pathways and cameos leading from the ‘quarry’ area to the front entrance of MAG. Tom Otterness, known internationally for his engaging installations created Creation Myth, two heroic figures at the corner of Goodman and University Street as well as 17 diminutive bronze muses scattered throughout the Park. Albert Paley installed Soliloquy, a colorful 25-foot stainless steel sculpture at the Goodman Street entrance.
that does it for today’s tour around the Art Gallery in Rochester NY, thanks for stopping by