The Name Chair
Inscribed on this chair are over 600 names of people who contributed in some way to The Chair Project, INCLUDING OUR KICKSTARTER BACKERS and every volunteer, chair lender, performer, dancer, yogi, actor, musician,... Read more
The Manitou Chair Project paves the way to new opportunities
Due to the successful realization of the Manitou Chair Project, ArtPlace, a national arts funding community has selected The Business of Art Center and Manitou Springs as a... Read more
Chair Project cited by Denver paper as 5th most important art moment in 2011
This is a nice state level kudo from the arts and culture editor of Denver's Westword newspaper. Manitou Springs is about 75 miles from Denver. I invite you to check... Read more
Chair Project Posters now available
Here are thumbnail images of five handsome posters created from the event. These are available for purchase through the website (soon) and this Kickstarter site.
These posters are quality inkjet... Read more
Alert: Mailing Rewards (still need some info)
Alert: I haven't received mailing info from all entitled backers!
Most rewards are going out this week or next via USPS. Art image posters are still being printed,... Read more
Dear Kickstarter Pledgers,
Thank you EVERYONE for supporting this project! You've helped make history and set in motion events that will continue to change the art landscape in the Pikes... Read more
John Bourbonnais' Film
I just posted a rough cut of John Bourbonnais' film of the chair installation and the events that followed. The film has no titles or credits yet, but the people... Read more
Images of the Event!
AMAZING! Sunday's installation went better than I could hope for! Weather, chair lenders, chair wranglers, volunteers, photographers, musicians, opera singers, puppeteers, yogis, flash mob dancers and the hushed crowd of... Read more
Map & Schedule
So, if you're in Manitou Sunday, this information will be helpful -
October 9 just a few days away!
Showtime is upon us - just six days away! In the three days before the event, a thousand chairs from the homes of Manitou Springs will be collected at the... Read more