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Soleri Bridge Dedication

December 11, 2010

Celebrate Soleri in Scottsdale. There will be the official dedication of the Soleri Pedestran Bridge at the Waterfront in downtown Scottsdale.

11 am – 2 pm (remarks begin at 12 noon)
Free to the public

Join Mayor Jim Lane, artist Paolo Soleri, representatives from Cosanti Foundation and Scottsdale Public Art in celebrating the completion of this new landmark at Scottsdale Waterfront. Speakers, live music, children’s activities, educational information, and artists from Scottsdale Artists School painting live.

Ceremony takes place at Scottsdale Waterfront, just west of Scottsdale Road just south of Camelback in downtown Scottsdale. Free parking at Nordstroms Parking Garage, 5th Ave Parking Garage, and on street parking.

Following the dedication, visit Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) for 60 years of Paolo Soleri’s innovative bridge designs in Bridges: Spanning the Ideas of Paolo Soleri (October 9, 2010-January 23, 2011).

Also on view, Bridges: Connecting Earth to Sky (October 9, 2010-January 17, 2011), paintings, prints, sculptures, and models inspired by Soleri’s vision, created by Summit Schools Vitruvius Program, a unique design and architecture program for preschool through middle school.

For more information about weekend activities see here.

VIP Tours of Cosanti and Arcosanti

December 10, 11, and 12, 2010

Details: ScottsdalePublicArt.org

Information: 480-994-ARTS(2787), EXT 2