A Baldwinsville community art project will help highlight the history of Baldwinsville's canal.
continued In addition to the charettes, Garfinkel said the effort will engage “a youth corps of documenters with whom we will work over the summer to collect stories, conduct research and promote the project to the rest of Baldwinsville.” Recruitment of interested juniors will also begin during the May 7 meeting. The student project will culminate in late October, when City Lore will present participating youth with honoraria and a certificate, as well as a letter of recommendation that they can use toward their college applications.
The project is being paid for through a grant from City Lore. The markers will be installed around Baldwinsville in the spring of 2014.
Inaugural community charrette
6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7
Baldwinsville Village Hall, 16 West Genesee St., Baldwinsville
This intensive planning session where citizens, designers and others collaborate on a vision for development invites community members to work with historians, artists, civic leaders and the B’ville Voices Youth Corps to design place-markers based on village histories, memories and folklore.
Brought to you by the Village of Baldwinsville, the Erie Canal Museum and City Lore, a New York City-based cultural center.
Free, open to the public and refreshments will be provided.