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Public Art in Louisville

Public Art is artwork owned by the City of Louisville or on loan to the City that is placed on public property for all residents and visitors to enjoy. The City passed a new Public Art Policy in 2018. Read the Public Art Policy for more information about the criteria for new public artwork in Louisville and the Louisville Cultural Council's role in evaluating artwork.

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Current Public Artwork Proposal: "Melody" by Rosalind Cook

The City of Louisville has received a proposal for a public art installation. The Louisville Cultural Council will discuss this piece and vote on whether or not to accept the donation of this artwork at their upcoming meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Meeting will take place at 6:30 pm at Louisville City Hall, 749 Main St, Louisville CO 80027.

  • Title of Artwork: ”Melody”

    Melody by Rosalind Cook
  • Artist: Rosalind Cook, www.rosalindcook.com

  • Type of Artwork: Bronze sculpture

  • Size: 37 inches tall, life size

  • Location: Existing sculpture pad in the Community Park Sculpture Garden (Northeast corner of 955 Bella Vista Dr., Louisville, CO)

  • Cost: Sculpture and installation costs will be donated by the Louisville Cultural Council.

  • Lifespan (anticipated): 50+ years

  • Maintenance (anticipated): annual cleaning and sealing at a present cost of $300 annually, paid by the City of Louisville.

Public Comment Period: April 4 - April 18, 2018

Comments on the proposed sculpture are encouraged in person and in writing.

In person comments:

  • Louisville Cultural Council Meeting

  • 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Louisville City Hall, 749 Main St, Louisville CO 80027

Written comments:

  • Must be received by Wednesday, April 18th

  • Include your name and address

  • Email:  KZoss@LouisvilleCO.gov

  • Mail:  City of Louisville, Attn: Katie Zoss, 749 Main St, Louisville CO 80027

Questions? Please contact Katie Zoss, Cultural Arts / Special Events Coordinator at 303.335.4581 or kzoss@louisvilleco.gov.