STAMFORD, Conn. – Thirty fiberglass spacecrafts will be positioned in their new places of residence throughout Stamford Downtown for the summer of 2019. These spacecrafts are part of the Stamford Downtown’s outdoor summer sculpture exhibit, UC Funds presents Space Invasion! in Stamford Downtown. Thanks to the talent of 26 artists who have magically transformed fiberglass spacecrafts into works of art full of creativity and humor, 30 originally designed and painted rockets, UFO beams and UFO crashes will be on display on the streets and parks of Stamford Downtown. Upon completion of the exhibit, the spacecrafts will be auctioned off with a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Veterans Park Initiative.
Installation will begin on Tuesday, May 28 and will continue through Thursday, May 30 from 5 am to 9 am. It will take the city traffic division team, Stamford Downtown operations Events Team, two fork-lifts, and a loader truck to install them. Their installation is an event in itself and is more than likely to draw a crowd with very curious onlookers as each piece is hoisted from the holding area and transported via an open-air truck to its location amid ongoing activity. A list of the spacecrafts is attached.
Space Invasion! in Stamford Downtown is certainly bound to make a grand appearance on the streets and in the parks of the Downtown. UC Funds presents Space Invasion! in Stamford Downtown runs June through August.
On June 12, Stamford Downtown will host an opening reception for UC Funds presents Space Invasion! in Stamford Downtown, the official kickoff celebration and viewing for sponsors and the public at the Residence Inn by Marriott Stamford Downtown at 25 Atlantic Street. For an invitation to the opening reception and a map of locations and more information about UC Funds presents Space Invasion! in Stamford Downtown, Art in Public Places 2019, please visit http://stamford-downtown.com/events/stamford-downtown-invasion/ or call 203-348-5285.
Published on Thursday, 23 May 2019 11:15
Written by Annette Einhorn