How well do you know Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public art?

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Why it’s important: Public art creates livable cities, enhances neighborhood identity, strengthens economic development, educates children and adults and enriches the spirit and pride of citizens. Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s been said (at least by us) that you wouldn’t know Charlotte-Mecklenburg without its public art, which begs the question: Just how well …

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Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest sculpture and International Sculpture Day

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Why This Matters: Sculptural works like Arnaldo Pomodoro’s “Il Grande Disco” will be celebrated in April on International Sculpture Day. By Emily Sogard Cultural & Community Investment Intern International Sculpture Day, which is April 24, is a great excuse to get outside to enjoy the spring weather and all of the wonderful sculpture found in …

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Public art brings ‘Fireworks’ to Charlotte neighborhood

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Why this matters: “Now is Fireworks,” which combines temporary and permanent elements, brings more neighborhood-based public art to the city. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A love poem to Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood can be found in the trees that line the streets of the convivial community. It tells a story that might’ve happened in the …

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