Weekly Vail Art Walks begin Wednesday | VailDaily.com

Weekly Vail Art Walks begin Wednesday

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVAIL CO, Colorado

VAIL – The free weekly Wednesday Art Walks and tour of Vail Village with the town of Vail’s Art in Public Places begin Wednesday. The tour meets at 3:30 p.m. each Wednesday afternoon Wednesday through April 3 at the Vail Village Visitor Information Center on the top level of the parking structure.The hour long walking tour of Vail Village and the public art collection with the town’s Art in Public Places Coordinator starts with an introduction to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum. The tour then 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 40 works ranging from painting, sculptures, murals, playground components, to site-integrated art. The tour also visits The Logan Ice Theater on the Gore Creek Promenade. The first of its kind outdoor movie screen created from blocks of ice is a part of this year’s Triumph Winterfest, an annual snow and ice sculpture installation. The tour lasts approximately one hour.Contact Molly Eppard, Art in Public Places Coordinator for more information at meppard@vailgov.com or 970-479-2344. To learn about the town of Vail’s public art collection visit our interactive google map on artinvail.com.

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