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Scene from the Sidewalk: A Guide to Public Art in the Twin Cities
     

Scene from the Sidewalk: A Guide to Public Art in the Twin Cities

by Glenn Keitel
 

Minneapolis and St. Paul support the arts. In fact, the Twin Cities house dozens of renowned galleries, theaters and museums. But did you know there's an abundance of art gracing our sidewalks, streets and parks? Glenn Keitel, a volunteer docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, brings more than 300 of these undervalued assets to light in a convenient,

Overview

Minneapolis and St. Paul support the arts. In fact, the Twin Cities house dozens of renowned galleries, theaters and museums. But did you know there's an abundance of art gracing our sidewalks, streets and parks? Glenn Keitel, a volunteer docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, brings more than 300 of these undervalued assets to light in a convenient, easy-to-share manner. The artwork is grouped into 43 free walking and driving tours - with photos, descriptions, maps and directions. Scene from the Sidewalk, it's a trip to the museum and a day at the park rolled into one!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591932222
Publisher:
Adventure Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Keitel was born in Chicago, Illinois. He majored in electrical engineering (BSEE and MSEE, University of Washington; PhD, Stanford University) and pursued post-graduate studies in radiophysics at Cambridge University, England. In his professional career, he was an engineer and manager in industry, a liaison scientist with the U.S. Office of Naval Research (London), a faculty member and administrator at several universities, and an independent computer consultant. His interest in art developed at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), first by observing his wife’s volunteer work as a docent there and then by taking the docent training himself. He has been a docent at the MIA for fourteen years.

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