TALENT NEEDED: Calling All Artists! Denver Wants To Paint 5 Pianos On 16th Street Mall
DENVER (CBS4) – The Downtown Denver Partnership is asking for artists to help brighten up the 16th Street Mall. Five colorful pianos will line the pedestrian mall as part of the “Your Keys to the City” program.
Anyone can apply to paint the pianos so visitors can enjoy the sights and sounds all summer long.
Designs can be submitted before May 3. All applications will be reviewed on May 6, in which five artists will then be selected.
Go here to see the video with more photos of last year’s pianos:
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Your Keys to the City
Wondering what these captivating pianos along the 16th Street Mall are all about?
Downtown Denver will once again be filled with spirited staccatos and alluring art through 5 pianos placed along the 16th Street Mall. The pianos are part of Your Keys to the City, a public piano art program managed by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District that encourages residents, employees and visitors in Downtown Denver to spend some time exploring the sights and sounds of the 16th Street Mall in new and different ways. People are encouraged to enjoy each piano’s unique art, or take a seat and perform, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
Created by the Downtown Denver Partnership and managed by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, Your Keys to the City encourages residents, employees and tourists in Downtown Denver to interact with their public spaces in new and spontaneous ways – while contributing to the vibrancy within our urban core.
Please contact Katie Toney at [email protected] with any questions and to submit your sketch!
Go here to fill out the application! Be sure you have your sketch ready…