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Milwaukee Public Library to Host Artist Presentations Tuesday, February 4th

Four Project Finalists Will Present Public Art Concepts for New Library

By - Jan 31st, 2014 03:52 pm

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Public Library Public Art Selection Committee will hold a meeting to hear presentations by four finalists selected to develop public art concepts for outside the main entrance to the new East Branch. The finalists including Ray Chi, Susan Falkman, Colin Matthes and Catherine Lottes will each present design ideas to the committee and attendees. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be an opportunity for community feedback following the presentations. Residents are also encouraged to share feedback on the proposals by completing a community survey:

The creative work is tasked with activating the space outside the library and engaging visitors while reflecting the ideas of community, literature, story and learning. The four public art proposals can be found at


Milwaukee Public Library East Branch Artist Presentations


Residents are invited to attend and share feedback on artist presentations.


Tuesday, February 4th from 5:30-8:30 pm


Milwaukee Public Library Centennial Hall
Loos Room
733 N. 8th St.
On-street parking is free after 6:00 pm

Public Art Program Details
Four Wisconsin-based artists were selected as finalists by a Public Art Selection Committee. Selections were based on past experience and portfolio submissions. The finalists were asked to submit site-specific concept proposals and present their ideas in a public meeting. Community input will be considered in the final artist selection. The request for qualifications and program description can be found on the East Library web page People: , , , , ,

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