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Vail Village Art Walks begin June 22

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The 10th Mountain Division statue, located by the Covered Bridge in Vail Village, is one of more than 55 pieces of art that visitors can learn about on the Art Walk.
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What: Art Walks and tour of Vail Village.

When: Wednesdays, beginning June 22, 11 a.m.

Where: Tour meets at Vail Village Welcome Center

Cost: Free.

More information: The tour lasts about an hour. Call 970-479-2344 or visit http://www.artinvail.com for more details.

VAIL — The free weekly Wednesday Art Walks and tour of Vail Village with the town of Vail’s Art in Public Places coordinator begin on June 22.

The tour meets at 11 a.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 31 at the Vail Village Welcome Center on the top level of the parking structure and lasts about an hour.

After an introduction to the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum, the tour winds its way through the village with discussions of the history of the Vail Valley, the founding of Vail Mountain, the master planning of the village and the importance of site-specific art.



The town’s public art collection includes over 45 works ranging from paintings, sculptures, murals and playground components to site-integrated art.

A printed map of the town’s public art collection is available at the Vail Village and Lionshead welcome centers.



For more information, contact Molly Eppard, Art in Public Places coordinator, at meppard@vailgov.com or 970-479-2344; or visit http://www.artinvail.com. Tours are subject to cancellation.


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