Rise Together Kingsport

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Name: Rise Together Kingsport
Date: September 25, 2017 - October 9, 2017
Event Description:
Rise Together Kingsport is a project by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, artist Charlie Brouwer and the Kingsport Community:
  • Everyone & every part of the community can participate in creating a temporary sculpture celebrating the combined hopes & dreams of Kingsport
  • Individuals, families, organizations, schools, churches, & businesses are invited to lend ladders (symbols of their hopes and dreams) to be joined together in a monumental sculpture towering in front of the Renaissance Center, spilling across its lawn to Center St.
  • the ladders can be as ordinary or as creative or expressive, with their ladders as they want to be.
  • Each ladder will be registered, tagged to identify the lender & they will be added to the "List of Ladder Lenders" that will appear on the project website & Facebook page & the list will be posted at the sculpture site.
Date/Time Information:
Sept. 25 - Oct. 9, community engagement (soliciting, picking up and collecting ladders, giving talks in schools, media and doing promotional evetns,. ect.).
Oct. 10 - Oct 13, building the sculpture (continuing to solicit, recieve and pick-up ladders in the AM and working 2 p.m.-7 p.m. on building the sculpture.)
Oct. 14, recieving ladders from 9 a.m. until the last one is added at 2 p.m.
Nov. 13-17, taking down the sculpture and returing the ladders.
Contact Information:
(423) 392-8414
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Printed courtesy of www.kingsportchamber.org – Contact the Kingsport Chamber for more information.
400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, TN 37660 – (423) 392-8800 – kchamber@kingsportchamber.org