NEWS & UPDATES
NOVEMBER 16 - "Shock Theater Comes to Olde Towne" Fundraiser
Mark your calendars now and join us November 16th for SPPA's first Shock Theater fundraiser.
Support Portsmouth Public Art (SPPA) was formed by volunteers in 2010 with a mission dedicated to purchase and install public art, to educate citizens, and to create outreach to the neighborhoods in Portsmouth.
SPPA seeks to engage our citizens of all ages
to participate in the process of creating and enjoying pubic art. We are nearly 70 citizens strong and growing.
Shock Theater Fundraiser
JANUARY 01 LOVE SCULPTURE PROJECT
The SPPA LOVE sculpture project has been awarded to native Portsmouth resident, Orlen Stauffer. Fellow Portsmouth resident nate Irving Wolff wil be working with Orlen on the fabrication of the sculpture. The sculpture is now in progress and will be placed on Crawford Parkway Waterfront in Spring 2016.See below a preview of the winning sketch. A big Thank You to all the artists who submitted entries for consideration. Please be sure to sign up on our artist registry to hear about upcoming calls for artists.
NOV 08 PORTSMOUTH WANTS IN ON ART DISTRICT The Virginian-Pilot | By Johanna Somers
An I've Been Kissed toad sculpture outside the Children's Museum of Virginia, a Colonel Crawford statue facing the waterfront and a Playful Children mural in the next block are just a few of the artistic and cultural pieces sprinkled along High Street. Read More >