Ribbon Cutting for Storefront Public Art Project

by New London Main Street


Ribbon-Cutting: 4:15 PM, Thursday, June 8

Garde & New London Main Street storefronts (309-311 State Street)

Join us for a ribbon cutting to launch this summer's storefront public art project! Light refreshments will be available, and Mayor Passero will be cutting the ribbon to "open" the storefront exhibit.

The 2017 project is concentrated on storefronts on the North side of State Street between Union and Huntington Street including the Garde Arts Center, New London Main Street, Eastern Connecticut Symphony, The Mohican, Barrows Building and the Manwaring Building with one addition, the Marquee Gallery across Parade Plaza.

The storefront project is part of the Festival of Creativity and Innovation, June 9, 10, 11 is "THE" place, with a Blues & Brews Fest on Bank Street, Creatinova, exhibits and performances on Parade Plaza and the 2017 Storefront Temporary Public Art Project on State Street.

In addition to these exciting events, extraordinary exhibits at Hygienic Art/ New London Main Street: APEX, an exhibit of some of select best CT artists; Marquee Gallery's Economy of Art exhibit of talented emerging artists. Additional exhibits of CT visual artists at the Hispanic Alliance Gallery and MS17 Art Project Galleries



WHAT: Ribbon Cutting: 2017 State Street Temporary Public Art

WHERE: Garde & New London Main Street storefronts (309 & 311 State Street)

WHEN: Thursday, June 8th 4:15 pm


New London Main Street is dedicated to the ongoing revitalization New London's historic downtown. The goal of Main Street is to build community through activities and programs that enrich the cultural fabric, preserve and enhance historic streetscapes and support and expand the economic base of the city center.


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