Midwest Sculpture Initiative Coming to Fostoria

Fostoria Chosen To Host a Midwest Sculpture Initiative Exhibit Installation to take place on May 31st for year-long exhibit.   After being on the waiting list for the Midwest Sculpture Initiative (MSI), Fostoria was chosen to be one of 16 host communities for a public art exhibit in 2018/2019.  Eight pieces will be installed in various locations from Perry Street through Main Street on Thursday, May 31st and will be in place for one year. Last summer Michele Cochran, Community Development/Tourism Director, talked to MSI administrator, Ken Thompson, about his unique sculpture exhibition program that places outdoor sculpture exhibits in host communities. “In discussion with Ken of MSI, I learned that the exhibits serve to increase awareness of the visual arts, assert that a community is forward-thinking and energetic, improve the quality of life, dress up the urban landscape and provide artists with a venue to showcase and sell their work. I thought participation in this initiative would be a unique opportunity to bring...Read More >