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Chalk it up

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Here’s a great idea for a summer afternoon: get out the sidewalk chalk and participate in an international public art project.
It’s summer time and one the pleasures of summer is making sidewalk chalk. So today, NeighborsForNeighbors.org is launching Neighbor Chalk and we’re inviting you to …

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Monopoly in Logan Square

Chicago monopoly

To continue the theme, there is a street artist (or collective – he/she/they prefer to remain anonymous) in Chicago that has put up a few Monopoly-themed installations in the Logan Square neighborhood (via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space). There is the Albany Street tile, …

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Art on the porch?

art on porch

I have seen a lot three dimensional art pieces for your walls lately (here, here and here, for example). But have you ever thought about putting something like that on your porch? Traci’s home tour on Apartment Therapy features this striking photo of her front …

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On Kickstarter: Streetfluence

Streetfluence

A group of artists in Bethlehem, PA wants to put street art in and on neglected and vacant historic buildings as a way of calling attention to the re-development potential lying dormant there. “We hope to bring more attention to the needs and potential of …

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On Kickstarter: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine 2012

In Brooklyn, artists Mildred Beltré and Oasa Duverney are inviting their neighbors to make art with them. This summer, they’re planning  sidewalk chalk animation, a neighborhood scents self-guided tour, and a neighborhood newspaper.

Learn more here.
Each Friday, NEIGHBORISTA! highlights an interesting-looking community project on Kickstarter.

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