Public Art eXperience

PAX brochure and sculpture location map

The Montrose Public Art eXperience (PAX) aims to create a more pleasing visual environment, expand opportunities to experience quality works of art, and facilitate the development, acquisition, and display of art in Montrose’s public spaces. The PAX brochure and sculpture location map serves as a guide to exploring sculptures that are on display in downtown Montrose.

The Montrose Public Art eXperience (PAX) is a partnership between the PAX volunteer board, the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the City of Montrose, local business sponsors, and the public. Primary PAX sponsors for 2013-2014 are Around the Corner Art Gallery, City of Montrose, Downtown Development Association. “Friends of PAX” include Columbine Copy Center LLC, InDesign Signs, Megapixel Digital Imaging, Jill and Rick Myers, and Scott’s Printing and Design.

People’s Choice Award
Each year the public will have the opportunity to select the winner of the “People’s Choice Award.” A $500 cash prize and certificate awarded at the end of the exhibit year to the sculptor of the piece that receives the most votes. “People’s Choice” voting forms can be mailed or dropped off at City Hall, 433 South First Street, or mailed to:  PAX, c/o Montrose DDA, P.O. BOX 1165, Montrose, CO  81401. Deadline to vote for the 2013-2014 exhibit is September 1, 2014.

Get Involved
You can volunteer your time and energy, make a financial donation, or even become a PAX sponsor. PAX is a Region 10 Enterprise Zone contribution entity and a component fund of the Montrose Community Foundation. To learn more, contact the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) 970-901-9667.

PAX Artwork Photo Gallery