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10 artistic bike racks installed in warehouse district

TOLEDO, OH (Press Release) -

Ten new Artist Designed Bike Racks were recently installed in the Warehouse District of Downtown Toledo. These works of functional sculpture are designed to both brighten the neighborhood with art and offer a needed use to cyclists in the area. The ten bike racks were designed by nine different Toledo-area artists and have been placed in high-traffic locations throughout the district.

A public reception to celebrate the artists and the installation of the second phase of this ongoing project will be held on Thursday, May 16th at the Bronze Boar. Details regarding the reception are included below.

Artist Designed Bike Racks is a project of the City of Toledo's 1% for Art program, which has been managed by The Arts Commission's Art in Public Places Committee since 1977.

For further information about the project, or for photo or interview requests, please contact Art in Public Places Coordinator Nathan Mattimoe at nmattimoe@theartscommission.org or call 419-254- 2787 x11.

Reception:

WHAT: Public Reception to celebrate installation of Phase II of the Artist Designed Bike Racks Project

WHO: Open to the general public.

WHEN: Thursday, May 16th 2013 from 5:30-7:30pm with brief remarks at 6pm.

WHY: To celebrate the new Artist Designed Bike Racks, the local artists who designed them, and all those who were involved in this project.

WHERE: The reception will be held at The Bronze Boar, 20 South Huron St., Toledo. Appetizers will be provided along with a cash bar.

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