All alleys lead to art initiative

All alleys lead to art initiative


REMOVE GUNS FROM PEOPLE THAT ARE DEEMED DANGEROUS.>>>MORE PEOPLE WILL BE EXPOSED TO ART.>>MEREDITH IS HERE TO SHARE HOW ALLEY ART IS TAKING OVER THE TOWN. GOOD MORNING.>>Reporter: HEY, GOOD MORNING, JULIA. THIS IS KOKOMO AS YOU HAVE SEEN IT. IT’S A VERY CUTE, QUAINT TOWN. THIS USED TO BE JUST A DARK ALLEYWAY AND THEY’RE TRANSFORMING IT. CHECK OUT THIS LIGHT SHOW BEHIND ME. THIS IS PART OF THE INITIATIVE. ALL ALLEYS LEAD TO ART. THE TRANSFORMATION IS BEING DONE BY THE GREATER KOKOMO DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION. ARTISTS MUST PREPARE WORK THAT CAN WITHSTAND THE ELEMENTS AND PIECES ARE ROTATED TO SHOW DIFFERENT ARTISTS. HEY, IT’S NOT JUST ONE ALLEY. SEVERAL ACROSS DOWNTOWN KOKOMO HAVE BEEN TRANSFORMED. LOCAL ARTISTS TELL US IT’S A GOOD WAY TO BRING ART TO PEOPLE WHO MIGHT NOT FIND THEMSELVES IN ART GALLERIES VERY OFTEN.>>IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THING BECAUSE IT’S ACCESSIBLE 24 HOURS, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, SO YOU’LL SEE ALL KIND OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE ACCESS THAT MAY NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE IT TO A GALLERY LIKE PROM GOERS, HIGH SCHOOLERS, AND PEOPLE THAT DON’T TRAVEL A LOT OR ABLE TO SEE ART.>>Reporter: THIS IS REALLY A COMMUNITY EFFORT. IT WAS A LOCAL TEEN WHO MADE IT HIS EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT TO INSTALL ART IN THE ALLEYWAYS. EVERYONE IN THE COMMUNITY KIND

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