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What is the KICKS Public Art Event?

The KICKS Public Art Event, brought to you by Ridgefield Running Company is an event where local citizens and businesses can purchase fiberglass resin sneaker sculptures to decorate in any and every way possible to be displayed all over Ridgefield, CT.

Starting May 12th, 2024 and lasting until Mid September, sponsors and artists will be able to display their decorated KICKS Sneaker Sculptures around town.  All Sculptures are up for auction from the time they hit the streets to our Auction Event in September.  Maps will be available in all participating businesses.

September 6th – 8th the “Run Around Town” Scavenger Hunt will take place in Ridgefield along with a Fitness Expo on September 7th sponsored by Fairfield County Bank.   Maps designating the locations of all decorated sneakers will be provided and all businesses will join the cause by providing discounts and other special events.

On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2024  from 6-9 pm, an auction will be held at wherein all net proceeds will be to KICKS for Kids and ArtFul Visual Arts Initiative. The “Just For KICKS Auction” a silent auction for the KICKS Sneaker Sculptures along with other auction items.  Plan your night and come dressed in your perfect KICKS Worthy Casual Outfit.

Why do The KICKS Public Art Event?

Support ArtFul Visual Arts Initiative and KICKS for Kids

Promote Local Businesses in Ridgefield
Promote Ridgefield’s Arts and Cultural Community
Support ArtFul Visual Arts Initiative’s mission to promote local artists
The Bow WOW Art Dog Event raised $90,000.00 and the event was able to
donate back to ROAR and The Ridgefield Guild of Artists $10,000.00 each.
We can do even better!

How Can I Get Involved?

Encourage participation from all avenues, businesses, or individuals
Endorse KICKS Public Art Event by making it a town sanctioned event
Volunteer to be on a committee:
Advertising Committee
Auction Committee
Donor Committee
Food and Entertainment Committee
Set-Up Committee
Sponsorship Committee

Promote the event in ANY way possible including press releases, social media, advertisements, and donor campaigns.

Promote attendance at the “Just For KICKS Auction” to be held September 2024.

For more information call Visual Art Initiative offices at RPAC Gallery 203-894-5609

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