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Posted on: October 11, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: City to host C-Street Art Collection Meeting Oct. 12

MEDIA ALERT:  

WHAT: C-Street Art Collection Plan Meeting

WHEN: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12

WHERE: Forward SGF Planning Studio (351 N. Boonville Avenue)

The City is encouraging interested Commercial Street residents, stakeholders and other community members to participate in the development of a C-Street Art Collection Plan. The first meeting of this group will take place 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the City's Forward SGF Planning Studio located at 351 N. Boonville Avenue. 

If you are interested in participating, please complete a C-Street Art Collection Plan Interest Form and/or attend the meeting tomorrow. 


About the C-Street Art Collection Plan

In August of 2021, City Council approved a $40,000 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) allocation for new artwork for the Commercial Street Historic District. The City of Springfield, in partnership with stakeholders and subject matter experts, will develop an Art Collection Plan for the district, which already benefits from a variety of art curated over the years.

The purpose of the plan is to guide new art acquisitions, rotating pieces and exhibits and deaccessions. The current C-Street collection will be included in the plan. The plan will summarize how to develop and refine the existing collection, identify gaps and major areas of focus (priorities for acquisitions) acting as overarching guidelines for art in the public realm of C-Street. Once a plan is drafted, there will be several widely publicized opportunities for the general public to provide input via various means beginning this fall.

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For more information contact Communication Coordinator Kristen Milam at 573-819-3713 or [email protected]v.


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