Join us for a remarkable evening of vibrant art and a celebration of culture as we unveil the stunning community mural on September 29th, 2023, at 5:30 pm! 🖌️🌟
📅 Date: September 29, 2023 ⏰ Time: 5:30 pm 📍 Location: 8 Exchange St, Auburn, NY
This painted mural and mosaic fusion stands as a sincere homage to the skilled creators who have adorned our community’s cultural heritage. Crafted with passion and commitment, it embodies the enriching spirit of artistic legacy within Auburn’s distinctiveness.
🎨 Painted by Amanda Tallcot of Accredited Art and artist Kevin Burke
🌆 Sunset skyline with beaming spotlights from the center ⭐ Stars represent Auburn’s creative community spanning past, present, and future. A constellation of individuals whose radiance has illuminated Auburn’s artistic heritage. These stars encapsulate Auburn’s artistic essence, showcasing the lasting influence of artists, performers, and innovators who have enriched our community with their exceptional abilities. As we contemplate these stars, we’re prompted to recognize the brilliance that every individual contributes to Auburn’s dynamic canvas of art and culture. 🧩 The Mosaic mirror within the 4’ tall Auburn letters serves as an emblem of self-discovery. As you gaze upon the 30’ x 8’ mural, you see reflections, a representation of yourself as a vital thread woven into Auburn’s artistic narrative. This intricate mosaic, meticulously assembled by over 100 dedicated volunteers during Founder’s Day 2023 weekend, encapsulates the collective spirit of creativity that binds our community together!
This mural is a tangible symbol of how each individual contributes to Auburn’s vibrant tapestry, making their mark on the ongoing story of creativity and inspiration.
🧩 Jesse Kline, Assistant Director of Auburn Downtown BID – Mosaic and co-project manager
🖌️ Kevin Burke – Artist and Designer
🌟 Unite Two Design and Keith Traub – Frame and Auburn letters installation
📃 Lake Life Laser Studio – Descriptive plaque installation
⭐ Jen Gandee, 3-D ceramic stars artist
📝 Accredited Art, Amanda Tallcot – Artist and co-project manager
🎨 Special thanks to Suzi DaVia, Paint with Passion Art Studio, and Artisan Co-Op & Enchanted Visuals for materials and guidance
This public art project was made possible by Auburn Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) with funding from the New York State Department of State and the Downtown Revitalization INITIATIVE (DRI). It aligns with BID’s DRI goals, adding to Auburn’s unique identity. As we celebrate this creative journey, let’s remember that art binds us together in the most extraordinary ways.
📽️ Video Link: Watch the Making of the Mural
Following the unveiling, join #AuburnPublicTheater for an enchanting concert experience!
🎶 Dar Williams Concert with Opener Alex Forbes from ⏰ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Get ready to be swept away by the soulful tunes of Dar Williams, with Alex Forbes setting the stage for an unforgettable night of music and emotions.
Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of art, culture, and connection. Bring your friends and family along, and let’s make this evening a masterpiece of togetherness in arts and community! See you there! 🎉🎶🎨
Medicare Educational Presentation – presented by SimcoHR.
August 11th and 2nd Friday of every month at 1 PM at Simco, 2531 Rochester Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
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