Denver bike art tour July 19th

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DENVER ­— JULY 2, 2009 — The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) today announced the addition of a bicycle tour to its slate of Public Art Tours. The inaugural bike tour of selected works in Downtown Denver and the Central Plate Valley will take place on Sunday, July 19. The tour will be led by DOCA Public Art staff members Rudi Cerri and Brooke Jones. Highlights include art at Denver Skate Park, Commons Park, Colorado Convention Center and Civic Center Park.

This tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the City of Cuernavaca Park, located at 20th St. & Platte St. As with all Public Art Tours, this tour is free, but limited to 15 people. All participants will be required to wear appropriate safety gear, including a helmet. Participants must sign a release form and will need to provide their own bike, water, food and repair kits. The tour will last approximately two hours, with a distance of almost three miles, and make use of available bike routes and paths. To reserve a place on the Public Art Bike Tour, contact Rudi Cerri at 720-865-4307 or e-mail rudi.cerri@denvergov.org.

DOCA’s Public Art Tours allow citizens and visitors to experience some of Denver’s most architecturally stunning environments, as well as view noteworthy artworks and learn the intimate details of their creation and installation.

For more information on DOCA’s Public Art Program, please call 720-865-4313 or visit www.denvergov.org/publicart. The mission of the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs is to advance the arts and culture in the City and County of Denver.

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