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Second Anniversary of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Tragedy Cities present final two Power of Art installations

  • Date: 02/14/2020 3:00 PM  
  • Location: Corner of Sportsplex Drive
    3299 Sportsplex Drive, W. Sample Road
    Coral Springs, Florida 33065
  • Introduction: Peace & Love and Big Picture: Resilience, commissioned as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, to formally open to the public on February 14

Power of ArtCoral Springs and Parkland, FL – In late 2018, Bloomberg Philanthropies selected the Cities of Parkland and Coral Springs, as a winner of its Public Art Challenge. Overall, Coral Springs will receive $1 million from the foundation. The project brought the community together in collective healing and reflection following the tragedy as MSD. The first of five public art pieces included the Temple of Time, by artist David Best which opened to the public to thousands of visitors on February 14, 2019. The final two public art installations: Peace & Love and Big Picture: Resilience will formally open to the public on the second anniversary of the tragedy.

Peace & Love

WHO: Multidisciplinary artists Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar, R&R Studios
WHAT: Formally unveil the social sculpture, Peace & Love
WHEN: Friday, February 14 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Corner of Sportsplex Drive and W. Sample Road (3299 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, FL)

Big Picture: Resilience

WHO: Award-winning photojournalist Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin
WHAT: Formally present the photo collective, Big Picture: Resilience
WHENFriday, February 14 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End, Parkland, FL

MEDIA: There is an opportunity to interview the artists commissioned for both public art installations and officials from the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs.

WEBSITE: more about the Power of Art Projects, visit

CONTACT: To confirm your participation or additional media inquiries, contact Digital Media Manager, Paula Rubiano, at 954-344-1039 or via email

More Resources & MSD Information:

For more information on the MSD Community Commemoration for Friday, February 14, click here.

For more resources for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, click here.

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