Tompkins County Public Library

Monday, September 28, 2015

TCPL and Cap Matches Color present three days of live street art painting September 25 - 27

Join 50 of the world's best graffiti artists at Get-Up State 2015 as they once again transform Cornell University Press Building at 770 Cascadilla Street Ithaca, with fabulous murals.

This event is sponsored by Ironlak Ink. who are providing all the artists with a selection of Sugar Artists' Acrylic and Yard Master spray paint.  Grant support is provided by Tompkins County Tourism Program with additional support from Cornell University Hip-Hop Collection, Greenstar Natural Food Market, Ithaca Bakery, The West, Ithaca Ace Hardware, FedEx Office, Ithaca Beer Co., LOT 10, Purity Ice Cream and Rick's Rentals.
In action in April 2015
This is the second Street Art painting event to be held in Ithaca.  TCPL was pleased to co-sponsor this event in April 2013 as a part of the community wide celebration of the anniversary of the founding of Hip-Hop and Cornell University's Hip-Hop Collection during Hip-Hop Unbound from the Underground. TCPL is once again please be able to work with Cap Matches Color to share the very best of graffiti with the community.

Artists will start painting round 10 AM on Friday and continue until dusk at 6:00 PM each day.

A very special dedication ceremony with a blessing of the walls by the monks of Nyamgal Monestary and a few words by Ithaca City Mayor Myerick will take place at 1:00 PM on Sunday.

Go to Get-Up State 2015 for up to the minute information about what is going on.

See you there.

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