Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Check out the results from the Art House's two-year community art survey and view several public art proposals on May 10.
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Eagan Art House. The Eagan Art House will host a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 10 to celebrate the two-year community survey project about the arts in Eagan. Read about the survey results, view the public art final proposals and visit with other arts supporters. Light refreshments will be served. This project is supported, in part, by funds provided by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council through and appropriation by the Minnesota Legislature. The Eagan Art House is located at 3981 Lexington Avenue South. There is plenty of parking. For more information, call the Eagan Art House at 651-675-5521.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Catch up on the headlines each Sunday with Eagan Patch's "Week in Review".
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Eagan is about to get a little more artsy. City officials are searching for an artist to design and build a public art installation.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us The hunt for Eagan's next public art piece is on. The city's Parks and Recreation Department put out a call last week for artists interested in creating a sculpture, mural, garden or other public art project that will be installed this summer on city property in Eagan. The only requirement? The piece must reflect Eagan's community identity. Proposals for a temporary or permanent art piece must be submitted by March 15. The artist behind the winning idea will receive $5,000 to create the piece, courtesy of a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. The public art installation is the culmination of a two-year process that began when…
Monday, November 26, 2012
A letter from the Dakota Center for the Arts urging the council to promote public art at two large commercial developments in Eagan sparked a wider conversation earlier this month.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Every Sunday, Patch takes a look back at the news that made headlines during the previous week.
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A letter from the Dakota Center for the Arts urging the council to promote public art at two large commercial developments in Eagan sparked a wider conversation last week.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us One local arts organization wants to see more high-impact public art pieces in the community, and they've asked the Eagan City Council to take up their cause. Earlier this year, the Dakota Center for the Arts (DCA) sent a letter to council members urging them to include public art in any new commercial development projects in the city—including two large redevelopment efforts already underway in Eagan's Cedar Grove neighborhood and at the former Lockheed Martin property. While city staff and council members were reluctant to make public art a requirement for developers currently pursuing projects in the city, the request sparked a larger …