PRESS RELEASE

May 1, 2018

"WATTS TOWERS:  The Ship and The Pueblo" 

@ Google Arts & Culture

May 1, 2018 – PUBLIC ART IN PUBLIC PLACES presents the first digital exhibit of the Watts Towers, now at Google Arts & Culture.  This 2-part multi-media exhibit presents the history of the towers and its creator, Simon Rodia, and answers how and why Rodia strove for 30 years to create the monumental structures and amazing folk art that thousands of visitors have enjoyed for decades.

This on line exhibit is a permanent contribution by Public Art in Public Places as a Google Cultural Institute partner to Google Arts & Culture's free and openly-accessible digital collection of artworks and cultural features throughout the world.

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Contact info.:

K. M. Williamson, Ph.D. 
Director
Claremont, CA 91711   Irvine, CA 92697
909.261.6646