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The most visible benefit to residents and
visitors is Loveland’s public art collection.
Most of the collection, 218 pieces valued at
more than $5 million, are gifts to the
Best known is the City’s collection of
outdoor public sculptures in places like
Benson Park and the Civic Center, but the
collection includes much more.
A visit to a City building about a building
permit, parking ticket or lawn sprinkler
enriches the visitor through interaction with
quality art on the wall,
ceiling, floor and
fiber art, mosaics, and
more are displayed at
buildings. Even a visit to
an usually unlikely art
source like the police
station results in a treat for
Loveland’s special emphasis on cultural arts
benefits its residents in numerous ways.
Arts provide many benefits
become widely known
as Colorado’s most
celebrated and active
arts community. Best
known for its sculpture
collection, the city is home to not only
numerous bronze pieces, but many of the
artists that created them.
Loveland is also home to artists who paint,
businesses that serve the artists, art education,
special weekends and festivals, concerts,
history, stage presentations, a museum and a
historic theater that all contribute to
Loveland’s well-deserved reputation as a city
steeped in culture. And of course, this all
comes from a small city of 55,000, not a
metropolis of a million people.
Everyone can enjoy public collection
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“If you build it, they will come.” In
Loveland, we did and they do.
Here, that phrase from the movie “Field of
Dreams” describes the Museum/Gallery and
Rialto Theater, Loveland’s bricks-and-mortar
cultural arts centers.
The museum preserves Loveland’s history,
provides education and illuminates our
community’s past to residents and visitors.