If you happen to be in the Scottsdale area this Saturday morning, enjoy a yummy free breakfast and stretch your tired legs while admiring the beautiful public art the area has to offer.
Lead by Scottsdale Public Art’s Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, Wendy Raisanen, the walking tour will begin at 10:00 am with coffee and pastries at the Appaloosa Library. At 11:00 am, the exploring will commence with a tour of artwork at the library before taking to the streets to view the newest addition to their permanent collection –Re Currents. Here, guests will have the opportunity to speak with the creators, LA-based artist team, Merge Conceptual Design, about their inspirations for the project. Admission to the tour is free. Visit the Scottsdale Public Art website for more information.
Founded in 2003, Merge Conceptual Design is the creation of artists Franka Dienhelt and Claudia Reisenberger. Producing collaborations throughout Europe and America, Merge is known for their highly conceptual site-specific works. Their aim is to create an interaction with the viewer that brings awareness to the beauty of the urban environment in which each artwork resides. Please visit the Merge official website HERE for more information about their current and upcoming projects.
When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014
- 10:00 am: coffee and pastries in Rooms 1 and 2 of the Appaloosa Library
- 11:00 am: walking tour begins
Where: Appaloosa Library (Scottsdale Public Library), 7377 E. Silverstone Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
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