public art http://wmub.org en The London Police Invade Northern KY http://wmub.org/post/london-police-invade-northern-ky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Greater Cincinnati has been synonymous with murals for generations.&nbsp;</span></p><p>In 1932, Winold Reiss created 23 towering mosaics for Union Terminal -- though 14 of them have since been moved to the airport for preservation.</p><p>One of Cincinnati’s most iconic pieces of art is the mural for the Terrace Plaza Hotel, created in 1947 by Joan Miro -- that now sits across from the Terrace Café in the Cincinnati Art Museum.</p><p>Cincinnati’s own ArtWorks has been decorating facades and exterior canvases since 1996.</p><p>In 2010 muralist Shepard Fairey plastered his imagery – quite literally – all around town.&nbsp;</p><p>And just last March, Irish artist Maser’s mural “Get Up” was installed on the side of a building on Pendleton St.</p><p><strong>Now, the London Police are back in town.</strong></p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:54:06 +0000 Jim Nolan 16255 at http://wmub.org The London Police Invade Northern KY New public art piece at convention center http://wmub.org/post/new-public-art-piece-convention-center <p>Cincinnati’s <a href="http://www.duke-energycenter.com/"><strong>Duke Energy Convention Center</strong></a> is about to receive a brand new public art installation, compliments of <a href="http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/"><strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> and local artist <a href="http://brendatarbell.tumblr.com/"><strong>Brenda Tarbell</strong></a>. As Jane Durrell learns from the artist and ArtWorks apprentice <strong>Susan Romer</strong>, the piece is entitled <strong>Buds, Blossoms, Branches, Boughs for the Queen</strong> and is an homage to local flora. The piece will be officially dedicated on July 10.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:32:10 +0000 Jane Durrell 13942 at http://wmub.org New public art piece at convention center Study: Arts lead to engagement http://wmub.org/post/study-arts-lead-engagement <p>A new study suggests there is a connection between the arts and civic engagement.</p><p><a href="http://www.theartswave.org/" target="_blank">ArtsWave</a> and <a href="http://www.agenda360.org/" target="_blank">Agenda 360 </a>partnered for <strong>“Snapshot 2012:&nbsp; Arts Engagement in Greater Cincinnati.”</strong>&nbsp; It was a survey of the general population in the Greater Cincinnati area that for the first time provides baseline data on arts engagement in the region.</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11888 at http://wmub.org Study: Arts lead to engagement