Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Mark Boughton
Friday, June 2, 2017
280 Main Street, Danbury
4:30 – 5:30
A new Urban Sculpture Park on Main Street highlights CityCenter Danbury’s growing arts scene. Eight artists have installed sculptures on the sidewalks and green areas, with the first sculpture in place at 270 Main St. The next seven will be installed north up to 288 Main St. They will remain on display for one year. David Boyajian, a local sculpture and the curator of the Urban Sculpture Park, has coordinated the artists and their work. “David has been a tremendous asset in this process and we can not thank him enough for his dedication and commitment to pulling this project together,” said P.J. Prunty, CityCenter executive director. “It’s great to see a local community member so vested in the vibrancy of downtown Danbury.”
CityCenter Danbury is working in unison with the town of Bethel and Bethel Arts to promote public art in the centers of both municipalities. “With Downtown Danbury and Downtown Bethel being so close, we hope visitors will explore both of the exhibits,” Prunty said.
|David Boyajian, Curator||Silver Seed|
|Kate Winn||Bird House|
|Murray Bodin||Planets VI|
|Steve Brooks||Jacques’ Grass|
|B. A. D'Alessandro||Mystery Passage|
|Glenn Zweygardt||Ode to Growth|
|John Ferguson||Octavia Rising|
Kennedy Flats, the newest addition to the downtown residential scene, is the title sponsor for the sculpture park. Bill Griffin, Senior Community Manager at 1 Kennedy Flats (Greystar) is thrilled to participate with this project. “Greystar is pleased to be a part of the growing arts scene in Danbury. We believe that the display of these sculptures enriches the lives of our residents and further adds to the cultural appeal of living downtown.” Local realtor and developer Joe DaSilva, President of DaSilva Realty is an additional sponsor for the downtown exhibit.
Additional support for the project has been given by: The City of Danbury, REI Property Management, Mariano Brothers, Hoffman Landscapes, Hodge Insurance, O&G, David Boyajian, and the Cultural Alliance of Western CT.