By: Sharon Aron Baron
In late 2018, Bloomberg Philanthropies selected the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs, as a winner of its Public Art Challenge.
The project brought the community together in collective healing and reflection following the school shooting that took 17 lives and forever changed so many at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
The first of five public art pieces included the Temple of Time, by artist David Best which opened to thousands of visitors on February 14, 2019. The second, created by artists, Steven and William Ladd was a collaborative work called “Growth & Strength.” The third installation was The Yellow Walk — a 26-hour long performance.
Peace & Love
On Friday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. multidisciplinary artists Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar, R&R Studios will formally unveil the social sculpture, Peace & Love at the Sportsplex Drive and W. Sample Road at 3299 Sportsplex Drive in Coral Springs.
Big Picture: Resilience
Award-winning photojournalist Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin formally presents the photo collective, Big Picture: Resilience. Friday, February 14 at 5:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park 10555, Trails End, Parkland.
Overall, Coral Springs will receive $1 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The public is invited to both. Please arrive early to find ample parking.
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