Cary, NC, September 25, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Laura Coats, executive director of Cary Visual Art, Inc., has announced that the organization has created the Downtown Cary Art Tour, which features a variety of permanent and temporary work, as well as venues that show the work of local artists. This self-guided tour includes nine temporarily exhibited sculptures along Academy Street and permanent favorites such as The Railroad Man at the Cary Train Depot and Join the Parade at the Town Hall Campus. Other venues include the Page-Walker Arts and History Center and private art galleries within Ashworth Village. A copy of the tour is available at the Cary Visual Art office and at http://www.caryvisualart.org/temporaryexhibitions.html. Guided tours will be given during the 3rd annual Cary Art Crawl on September 29 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. beginning at the Fidelity Bank Courtyard.
“We are very excited about the Art Tour,” said Coats. “It is a great opportunity for the community to experience culture in their backyard.”
About Cary Visual Art:
Cary Visual Art, Inc., based in Cary, N.C., is a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting access to visual art through public art projects and educational programs. CVA funds the commissioning and placement of art in Cary through partnerships with other nonprofit organizations, local businesses as well as the Town of Cary, and has placed more than 50 public art displays throughout the Cary community. CVA is funded in part by its members and sponsors, the Town of Cary and by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County with funds from the United Arts campaign and the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on CVA or to join the organization please call 919-468-9500 or visit the Web site www.caryvisualart.org.
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