Carbondale’s Latino Folk Art Garden receives significant grant
The Latino Folk Art Garden planned in Carbondale received an infusion of money to help make it reality. Denver’s RedLine Contemporary Art Center awarded the $20,000 Arts in Society grant to the Carbondale Arts project. The garden aims to bring together diverse communities while contributing to placemaking and beauty along the Rio Grande Trail. The money will fund clay pots, a Latino history story sculpture, mosaic tables and benches and the beginning of a mural project. All of the funds will be invested in local artists and organizations. The Latino Folk Garden will be located at Seventh Street and is expected to open this summer. Learn more about the Latino Folk Art Garden and the one-mile stretch of trail dubbed the Rio Grande ARTway at carbondalecreativedistrict.com.
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User