Free and open to the public!

Lafayette Cultural Resources is proud to present the 5th annual See & Respond! Art Show and Art on the Street Meet the Artists Reception at the Lafayette Public Library October 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Art on the Street sculptors will be honored at the event. The event will also be the opening of the See & Respond! Art Show, where local artists and poets were invited to respond to the 2017 Art on the Street sculptures. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and the winner of the Art on the Street, Jean Mellblom Award will be announced.

The event is free and open to the public. All in attendance will have the opportunity to vote on the People’s Choice Award. There will be live music, savory appetizers and sweet desserts from Lafayette restaurants, a poetry reading and awards ceremony. Wine is available for purchase.

The evening includes the opportunity to visit with participating artists and poets, art show opening, a poetry reading and the presentation of the $1000 Jean Mellblom Award and the People’s Choice Award for Art on the Street, and the winners of the AOTS: See & Respond! art and poetry competition in adult, teen and children’s categories

The event is hosted by Lafayette Cultural Resources, Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, the Public Art Committee and ARTS!Lafayette, and honors artists of all ages and genre. Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds were invited to See & Respond to the 2017 Lafayette Colorado Art on the Street by writing poems or creating 2-D works of art in any medium that are inspired by any of the 2017 sculpture collection.

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