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Placemaking Week 2021

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Years: 2021

Placemaking Week 2021

Activating Spaces | Placemaking | Beautification | Legacy Building

Working with community partners, KCCI is organizing an engaging week of hands-on community building and innovative social events. Join us as we leave behind a public space legacy and enhance sense of place in Tallahassee. The events are FREE to the public.

To register for “Brushstrokes for Books” mural painting event, click here.

T0 register for the “Step & See” walking tour, click here.

See below for more details.

Brushstrokes for Books

Friday, Sept. 24
4 -7 p.m.
Location: Leroy Collins Leon County Main Library. Enter from the Duval Street entrance, park in the parking lot or on street parking.
Register by clicking HERE.

Be part of creating Tallahassee’s newest mural! Join KCCI Catalysts, Leon County Government and muralist Cosby Hayes as we create a block-long mural along the entire block of Call Street between N. Duval and N. Borough Street. Grab a paintbrush and join us to liven up a 285-foot wall at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library.
All ages welcome.

Murals | Beautification | Camaraderie | Live Painting

Step & See

Tuesday, Sept. 28
11:45 – 1 p.m.
Register HERE. 

Tour will start at: Leroy Collins Leon County Main Library, by the “Happy Kitties” Art of the Box on N. Bronough by the library parking lot.
Bring your lunch, and comfy shoes, and join us for an art-filled walking tour. Tour begins at the library. Along the guided walk discover diverse downtown art, hear from local artists, and end at Lemoyne Art Gallery for lunch in the courtyard {bring your own lunch}. The walking tour is approximately 1.2 miles total and will loop back to the beginning. If you have any questions, please contact KCCI Catalyst and artist Dan Taylor [email protected] or KCCI’s Executive Director Betsy Couch.

Walking Tour | Picnic | History | Outdoor Art

Painting with a Purpose

Wednesday, Sept. 29
9 – 2 pm
Location: By Hopkins on Market Street

Watch a “Greetings from TLH” mural come to life in Market District. This live painting event is being led by Maclay School art students under the leadership of professional muralist and art teacher Sarah Painter. The mural is sponsored by the Market District Association. Come check it out – it might be your new backdrop for the perfect selfie. Learn more about Sarah Painter at www.sarahpainterart.com and follow the Maclay Fine Arts on Instagram @MaclayFineArts. Follow the Market District on Instagram @marketdistricttally.

Culture | Beautification | Live Art 

Makerspace Masterpieces

Wednesday, Sept. 29
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Outside of Tasty Pastry Bakery, 1355 Market Street, Tallahassee, Fla. 32312
The Creative Academics program at the Market District’s Gilchrist Elementary School is hosting a pop-up art shop, “Makerspace Masterpieces,” outside of Tasty Pastry Bakery on Market Street. Guests are encouraged to bring their creativity {or lack there of} to help turn trash into treasure. With the aid of Gilchrist Creative Academics students, participants will have the opportunity to create a unique piece of mixed media artwork from odds and ends. A perfect way to exercise your right brain!

Live Art | Education | Inspiration

Painting the Future

All Week

Support the students at John G. Riley and Bond Elementary Schools by donating new art supplies. Bring art supply donations to any of the Placemaking Week events. Inspire and help prepare the next generations of Tallahassee -Leon County artists.

Community Service | Engagement | Collaboration

See below for requested art donation lists.