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50 States of Public Art: Chicago’s quest to become America’s street art capital

Having a Picasso in downtown is so 1967. For its next trick, #Chicago is looking to become America’s street art capital.

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50 States of Public Art: ArtsCheyenne’s monthly Artwalk through downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. This week I’ve been reading Michael Crichton’s Dragon Teeth. The book is partially set in 1876 Wyoming — the Wild West at the height of the golden age of fossil hunting. So naturally, I was curious to see what the public art scene looked like in Cheyenne, Wyoming today. 

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50 States of Public Art: Dinosaur Park in Rapid City, South Dakota

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. I’ve spent the past few days reading a book set in South Dakota, which made me pretty curious to see what public art in South Dakota looks like. With that, let’s pay a visit to Dinosaur Park in Rapid City.

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50 States of Public Art: The What a Hoot! Public Art Project in Coxsackie, New York

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. This week, we’re taking a quick trip to visit the What a Hoot! owls in upstate New York. 

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50 States of Public Art: Public Art in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. Which is why I’ve started using Wednesdays on Caterpickles to highlight public art projects happening now in various parts of the country. With that, let’s take a quick (virtual) trip to Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

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50 States of Public Art: Public Art in Tempe, Arizona

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. Which is why I’ve started using Wednesdays on Caterpickles to highlight public art projects happening now in various parts of the country. This week, let’s take a quick (virtual) trip to Tempe, Arizona. 

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50 States of Public Art: The Municipality of Anchorage’s 1% for Art Program in Anchorage, Alaska

Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. Which is why I’ve started highlighting public art projects happening now in various parts of the country on Caterpickles. With that, let’s take a quick trip to Alaska. 

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50 States of Public Art: The SPACES Sculpture Trail in Huntsville & Madison, Alabama

You may have heard I’ve got a book or two out on viewing public art with your kids. Public art is everywhere, and this is the season for getting out and viewing it. While I was out hunting for public art in Mesquite, Texas with The Eleven-Year-Old earlier this month, it occurred to me that it would be nice to to highlight public art projects happening right now in various parts of the country. With luck, I’ll highlight one in a town near you. With that, let’s take a quick trip to Alabama.

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Follow-up to a very old post on the Dedham Bunnies

Once upon a time, when The Seven-Year-Old was merely five, she accepted a temporary assignment as Caterpickles’ Official Junior Photojournalist. For her first assignment, The Five-Year-Old elected to develop a 15-post Photo Documentary of the Dedham Shines Public Art Project going on that summer in nearby Dedham, Massachusetts. One of the bunnies, the Race Car Rabbit, referenced a piece of Norwood’s past life as a NASCAR-racing town. And now there’s a documentary about Norwood’s stock car racing history.

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Behind the Scenes with The Five-Year-Old: The Artist Who Painted the Regal Rabbit

A few weeks ago, The Five-Year-Old and I had the opportunity to meet Cathy Gruetzke-Blais, the artist who painted the Regal Rabbit.  Normally, I like to hold these artist interviews at the bunnies themselves. I find it helps focus a certain wildly roving mind on the topic at hand. But since the Regal Rabbit sits on a busy street corner, we decided to meet at Ben & Jerry’s instead.

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