Public Art Design Committee

We recognize that the beautification of the City's public areas add greatly to the quality of life of Hutchinson’s citizens, attracts tourism, and provides incentives to business to locate in the City, thereby expanding Hutchinson’s economic base.

Aug 19

CALL FOR ARTISTS - Fun Valley Sports Complex

Posted on August 19, 2020 at 1:50 PM by Rebekah Keasling

The City of Hutchinson is requesting submissions for Art to be purchased and permanently
installed at Fun Valley Sports Complex 4401 W 4th Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67501. This is Hutchinson’s Baseball/Softball Complex.

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Aug 13

Fire Station 3 at Avenue E and Walnut

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 11:57 AM by Rebekah Keasling

This project involved replacing the existing fire station at this site with a new fire station, a single story 9,000 square foot building using the latest design standards for fire stations. The percent for public art budget of $12,000 was awarded to sculptor Austin Weishel of Loveland, Colorado.

With input from members of the Hutchinson Fire Department, Weishel created a bronze sculpture entitled "Tools of the Trade" depicting bunker gear and tools used in firefighting.

"Tools of the Trade" will be prominently displayed outdoors on a pedestal at the front of the building within a terrace near the public sidewalk

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Aug 13

Hutchinson Sports Arena

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 11:43 AM by Rebekah Keasling

The Hutchinson Sports Arena Renovation Project involved the construction and renovation of the Hutchinson Sports Arena, a multi-use, city-owned indoor basketball arena.The 6,500 seat arena was designed and built in the 1950’s as a basketball arena, home of the men’s and women’s Blue Dragons basketball teams of Hutchinson Community College. 

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