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September 25, 2023

5 Fall Artworks to Explore this Season

You step outside and are greeted with the vibrancy of colorful leaves, crisp air, and a cozy ambiance — the fall season has finally arrived!  September 23rd marks the first…
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A vibrant outdoor art sculpture stands on the right side, while on the left, bold text reads "From Art to Ash: Archiving the Burning Man Arts Collection," set against a backdrop of vivid purple.
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August 24, 2023

From Art to Ash: Archiving the Burning Man Arts Collection

When we think of public art, we often focus on tangible experiences — the monuments, murals, and sculptures that act as landmarks in public space. We create maps driving visitors…
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A picture of Dorothy Gillespie positioned on the left, featuring a dark maroon background. Below, three centered images showcase Dorothy's artworks.
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July 26, 2023

Celebrating the Legacy and Public Art of Dorothy Gillespie

Born in Roanoke, Virginia, sculptor, painter, and installation artist Dorothy Gillespie made her mark in the public art field. Well known for her large metal ribbon-like sculptures, Gillespie was more…
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June 16, 2023

Collections Spotlight: New Works from Featured Collections on PAA

Greetings, public art enthusiasts! At the Public Art Archive (PAA), we believe art should be accessible to everyone — whether that be online (through our newly revamped portal) or in-person…
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