The Art of Urban Environments Festival

Tuesday, August 10, 8:00 p.m., Williams Center 108.

Ellis Finger, Director of the Williams Center for the Arts and Maurice Luker, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations of Lafayette College, will present an overview of an National Endowment for the Arts-funded project for Easton and the West Ward entitled the Art of Urban Environments: Festival of Installations and performances that engage places of Nature, Art, Culture in Transforming the Post-Industrial American City. The arts festival will run from April-October 2011 in Easton. In very short order there will be a call for proposals for site specific installations.

See  Lafayette College  press release and NEA release


November 8, 2010 update

Information about The Art of Urban Environments competition and Festival can be found at

Locations and Hours

Williams Center Gallery
Morris R. Williams Center for the Arts
317 Hamilton Street (main campus)
(610) 330-5361, or email
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 12-5 p.m.
Performance nights 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery
Williams Visual Arts Building

243 North Third Street
(610) 330-5361, or email
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 11-5 p.m. and by appointment, Sat. 12-5 p.m.

Lass Gallery and Simon Room
David Bishop Skillman Library

(610) 330-5410, or email
Hours: Library hours

All exhibitions and related lectures are free and open to the public.