Downtown Mural

The Story Behind Downtown Cary’s New Mural

Cary, NC – Anyone passing through Chatham Street will have noticed the new mural in progress downtown. Hear from the artist behind the mural and learn about his process and the story behind the painting. Read more


Cary Visual Art: New Director, New Vision

Cary, NC — Catherine Howard took over the reins at Cary Visual Art (CVA) in December, and, within a month, she had started making changes that would engage a broader audience than the organization has reached in the past.

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Downtown: Cary Visual Art Installs New Sculptures


Jonathan Bowling’s piece, Giraffe, is lifted through the air.

Cary, NC — On Friday, July 17, 2015, Downtown Cary was filled with an unusual crowd of artists, cranes and pick-up trucks toting colorful sculptures of all shapes and sizes. Read more


Downtown Cary: New Sculptures Coming Soon


Cary, NC — On Friday, July 17, 2015, a brand-new set of outdoor sculptures will be placed along the streets of Downtown Cary for residents to enjoy all year, and you can be part of it. Read more


The Sculptures of Downtown Cary


Cary, NC — Last year, on a scorching July day, I spent four hours walking up and down Academy Street in the hot sun–but I didn’t mind. I was busy collecting quotes from eleven sculpture artists while they supervised the installation of their structures in Downtown Cary. Read more

Cary Visual Art Teams Up with Life Experiences

CVA workshops at Life Experiences

Cary, NC — Cary Visual Art and Life Experiences, Inc. are two local non-profits that do incredible things in our community. Last week, with the help of successful artist Eric McRay, the organizations joined together to create fun workshops for employees at the Life Experiences facility. Read more

Cary Weekend: Moonlight Sculpture Tour and More


Cary, NC — Sunny skies and warmer weather should return to Cary this weekend, just in time for music, Dragon Boats, a couple of 5k’s and the Moonlight Sculpture Tour.

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Public Art: Vote for Your Favorite Sculpture

Arc by Charles Pilkey is one of 5 sculptures that residents can vote to have included in the 2014 CVA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.

Arc by Charles Pilkey is one of 5 sculptures included in a public vote for the 2014 CVA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.

Cary, NC- Last year, Cary Visual Art (CVA) opened the selection process for their Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition to the public and over 1200 residents cast their votes. The voting for the 2014 show ends this week. Read more

outdoor sculpture exhibition

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Installed in Downtown Cary

Outdoor Sculpture ExhibitionCary, NC – Friday morning, Downtown Cary was the scene of moving cranes and heavy trucks as Cary Visual Art‘s sixth annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition was installed. Read more

Outdoor Sculptures Unveiled August 10 in Town Center

Cary, NC – Cary Visual Art will be unveiling their 2012 installation of the annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit at a special ticketed reception August 10 along Academy Street in Downtown Cary. Here’s a sneak peek at what will grace our Downtown through next June. Read more