A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Bright spot: Looking forward to this public art

Written November 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Here’s a first look at one of the long-awaited pieces of public art the city of Albany will install at the Lyon Street entrance to downtown.

Albany public art: Installation gets close

Written September 27th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany may get its long-awaited public art project, a set of steel sculptures intended to look like flowers, just before Christmas time.

Public art project: ODOT gives its consent

Written March 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Somewhere on or near this corner, the city of Albany wants to place a big metal sculpture of wildflowers. So, to think about something other than the corona contagion for a minute, how is that coming along?

Albany asks ODOT to allow sculpture

Written September 15th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Whatever happened to the idea of public art in the shape of giant metal wildflowers sprouting near the Lyon Street entrance to downtown Albany? The $80,000 project was in the news last year, and now it’s up to ODOT to decide whether to permit it in the intended spot.

Art for Albany: City panel picks a concept

Written November 30th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On a winter night, imagine going down the Pacific Boulevard off-ramp to downtown Albany and, on your right, seeing the petals of giant wildflowers glowing in the dark.  Pretty cool, right?

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