Stories tagged: public art
Mon., July 18, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Chief Antelope honored in sculpture along river
Chief Morris Antelope was known to be fair and just, a strong advocate for the rights of his people at a time the Coeur d’Alene Tribe began to follow the …
Wed., May 25, 2016
Mural showing Gonzaga luminaries returns to GU neighborhood
A public art mural depicting luminaries from Gonzaga University has been brought back to the neighborhood and is now hanging on a wall near Hamilton Street and Sharp Avenue.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Tax in Spokane on movies, events could soon pay for art
Art in Spokane may soon get some new patrons: film junkies, Zags fans and concertgoers. Under a proposal by City Council President Ben Stuckart, arts funding would jump from $80,000 …
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 10:49 p.m.
Colfax restoring top tourist attraction, the “Codger Pole”
In Colfax, the Codger Pole stands as a monument to a special football game. Now, it is undergoing a $10,000 renovation to preserve the memory of old men and a …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
Coeur d’Alene planning redevelopment of Sherman Avenue
Depending on who you ask, the east gateway to Coeur d’Alene is either a thriving business district or an urban blemish. An up-and-coming working neighborhood with grit, or drab and …
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015
Spotlight: Art at Convention Center spice up expansion
With the expansion project at the Spokane Convention Center recently completed, it’s time to take a look at the four new pieces of public art that will grace the indoor …
Tue., Feb. 4, 2014
Coeur d’Alene artist misses stolen statues
This was no impulse heist, no random act of vandalism. Whoever took “Kate” – and it took more than one to do the job – schemed, brought the right tools …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
Near 85, Harold Balazs follows a new fascination
It’s far too late for Harold Balazs to be an outsider. As an artist, he knows what he’s doing. Other people – lots of them – know what he’s done.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2013
Public art dresses up downtown CdA
Some of the most eye-popping public art going up in Coeur d’Alene can be found at busy intersections. Original paintings and photos digitally transferred to vinyl are dressing up drab …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2012, 3:56 p.m.
New trail spurs interest in ex-Atlanta rail route
ATLANTA (AP) — Since a new urban trail opened last month in an old rail corridor in Atlanta, it has drawn a steady stream of joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists to …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 10:44 a.m.
Lofty NYC art venue is not for the faint-hearted
NEW YORK (AP) — Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime …
Fri., June 10, 2011
Hindu god sculpture draws critics in CdA
Members of the Kootenai County Constitution Party are planning to protest today the dedication in Coeur d’Alene of a public artwork sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha – a four-armed …
Tue., Aug. 3, 2010
Summer work for 6 teens brightens Spokane underpasses
Mitch Osorno was struggling earlier this summer to land a job. That changed several weeks ago when the 17-year-old became part of a team of young workers painting downtown murals. …
Mon., Aug. 2, 2010, 5:25 p.m.
Project puts Spokane teens to work on downtown murals
Mitch Osorno was struggling earlier this summer to land a job. That changed several weeks ago when the 17-year-old became part of a team of young workers painting downtown murals.
Mon., June 28, 2010
CdA dedicating public sculpture
The city of Coeur d’Alene’s newest piece of public art will be dedicated next week at the city’s eastern entrance.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2010
Artist finds sculpture inspiration among trees
The artist creating the 18-foot-high metal sculpture that soon will grace Coeur d’Alene’s eastern entrance found her inspiration high atop Canfield Mountain. That’s where Teresa McHugh discovered the ponderosa pine …
Mon., Aug. 17, 2009
Airport raises toast to public artwork
Fascination with American mechanical ingenuity brought artist Ken Yuhasz his latest inspiration. He took two memorable icons of the early 20th century and melded them into the newest piece of …
Wed., Aug. 13, 2008
Our View: Completing sculpture not a good use of state funds
It has been described as the most ambitious artistic undertaking in Washington state history. A newspaper writer once speculated it could become as significant a tourist attraction as Mount Rushmore. …
Thu., May 26, 2005
It’s only natural for bears to emerge out of hibernation in the spring – but usually they don’t make their way into downtown Spokane. Gradually, over the past couple of …