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Call for Artists!

September 3, 2015

Naperville commits money to maintain public art

March 31, 2015 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Public art group seeks more money from Naperville

February 13, 2015 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Sawmill sculpture provides 'right element' for Naperville nature center

September 17, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Park Board gives nod to sawmill sculpture aid

September 15, 2014 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: David Sharos

Art group dedicating 'Naperville Loves a Parade' mural

August 30, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Pet project: New Riverwalk sculpture celebrates Humane Society

August 19, 2014 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Susan Frick Carlman

Landscapers to dress up Naperville humane society sculpture

July 22, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Naperville parade mural shows 'happy people, family values'

July 21, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Naperville dedicates memorial to 1946 crash victims, rescuers

April 26, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Daniel White

Naperville turns train wreck tragedy to 'Triumph' with sculpture

April 22, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Scarves for sculptures: Yarn bombers decorate Naperville statues

April 11, 2014 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Susan Frick Carlman

Yarn-Bombing Decorates Sculptures

March 12, 2014 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Naperville unveils statue honoring Navy vets

October 15, 2013 — Source: Trib Local

Naperville sculpture dedication marks Navy's anniversary

October 8, 2013 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Funding goal reached for Century Walk’s Navy statue installation

October 3, 2013 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Susan Frick Carlman

Sculpture unveiled of Naperville’s founder, Joseph Naper, at his homestead

August 24, 2013 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Crowdfunding campaign begins for Naperville Navy sculpture

August 11, 2013 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Naper statue installed at homestead site

August 9, 2013 — Source: Chicago Tribune — Author: Melissa Jenco, Chicago Tribune reporter

Naperville artist creates quite a scene in Century Walk mural

August 3, 2013 — Source: Positively Naperville

Spirit of the American Navy

July 12, 2013 — Source: Positively Naperville

Summer of art shaping up for Naperville’s Century Walk

July 7, 2013 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Liz Zienty Installed at President of Rotary Club of Naperville

June 21, 2013 — Source: Trib Local — Author: Jini Clare

Legendary cartoonist creating statue of Naperville founder

June 11, 2013 — Source: Trib Local — Author: Melissa Jenco

Naperville Loves a Parade

May 30, 2013 — Source: Positively Naperville

North Central College will award honorary degree to Naperville Mayor A. George Pradel

May 29, 2013 — Source: Positively Naperville — Author: North Central College

Former Naperville mayor dies

March 7, 2013 — Source: Trib Local — Author: Melissa Jenco

Audio explanations now available for outdoor art in Naperville

January 3, 2013 — Source: Trib Local — Author: Gary Gibula

Get free Naperville history lesson on smartphone

December 25, 2012 — Source: Naperville Sun

Naperville’s Century Walk audio tour gaining steam

December 5, 2012 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Century Walk audio QR codes now being installed on artwork

November 5, 2012 — Source: Century Walk

Grinch takes up residence outside Naper Boulevard Library

October 10, 2012 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Pay attention when you’re out and about in downtown Naperville

June 8, 2012 — Source: Positively Naperville — Author: PN Editor

Naperville Century Walk Empowers Students Creativity

June 5, 2012 — Source: Naperville Patch — Author: Mary Ann Lopez

Mobile website, more art at Century Walk

June 3, 2012 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

Century Walk offers chance to be a part of local history

May 12, 2012 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

Mary Ann Bobosky: A Lifelong Career Helping KidsMatter

April 18, 2012 — Source: Naperville Patch — Author: Mary Ann Lopez

Naperville OKs funding for Joe Naper, Grinch sculptures

March 14, 2012 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Students brighten walls of Naperville garage

December 18, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Matt Arado

garage murals showcase student works

December 15, 2011 — Source: Trib Local Naperville — Author: Melissa Jenco

New mural honors Naperville Freemasons

October 30, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Hilary Decent

‘Faith, Hope and Charity’ mural displays Naperville Freemasons’ values

October 29, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Marie Wilson

Highlands Elementary home to latest Century Walk sculpture

October 20, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Jane Donahue

New whale sculpture making splash at Naperville school

October 20, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Sculpture dedication honors ‘whale’ of an effort at Highlands

October 19, 2011 — Source: Trib Local Naperville — Author: Mick Swasko

“Naperville Loves a Parade” mural taking shape downtown.

October 12, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Celebrate Dick Tracy’s 80th birthday with NCTV17

October 6, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Jen Hannon

Century Walk artists find home in Downtown Naperville

October 5, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald

New Century Walk gallery will feature Dick Tracy

October 2, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

Reigning on the Parade

October 1, 2011 — Source: Naperville Magazine — Author: Hilary Decent

Downtown Naperville art work to honor Freemasons

August 19, 2011 — Source: The Sun — Author: Hilary Decent

Naperville scultpure offers lessons in recycling and the arts

August 19, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Stephanie Penick

Art Students Transform Parking Garage!

August 18, 2011 — Source: Trib Local Naperville — Author: IdaLynn Wenhold

NCTV17 program focuses on career of Dick Locher

August 17, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun

Symbiotic Sojourn returns to Naperville

August 11, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Century Walk Preserves Naperville's Heritage Through Public Art

August 1, 2011 — Source: Naperville Patch — Author: Suzy Ravasio Chudzik

Naperville’s Century Walk mural features parade

June 15, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

You can be part of Naperville’s Century Walk mural

May 27, 2011 — Source: The Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

Century Walk book earns two prestigious awards

May 18, 2011 — Source: Trib Local Naperville — Author: Jini Clare

Does Naperville have it all?

May 12, 2011 — Source: Chicago Tribune — Author: Lauren Viera

Naperville’s Century Walk to have parade murals

May 6, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Tim West

2,000-lb. Naperville sculpture on hiatus

May 5, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Promenade renovations expands Hugo’s outdoor eating area

April 26, 2011 — Source: The Sun — Author: David Sharos

A True Daughter of Naperville

February 3, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Kathy Millen

Locher the Rembrandt of "ungentlemanly art"

January 27, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Kathy Millen

Napervillian Dick Locher to pen his last Tracy strip

January 25, 2011 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Kathy Millen

Parade of the Century Marches on in Naperville

January 6, 2011 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Youth Service Awards Honor Commitment to Community

November 25, 2010 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: Jane Donahue

Mural Dedicated in Downtown Naperville

November 21, 2010 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Daily Herald Report

Century Walk Books Donated to the Public Library

November 1, 2010 — Source: Trib Local Naperville

New Mural Honors Naperville History, Parades

October 15, 2010 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Sculpture Helps "Y" Celebrate its 100th

October 3, 2010 — Source: Naperville Sun — Author: David Sharos

Central Students Help Create Mural Downtown

September 28, 2010 — Source: Central Times — Author: Shannon Marks

Timm Etters The man behind the murals

September 1, 2010 — Source: Naperville Magazine — Author: Karen Dix

Naperville Students Painting Murals at Parking Garage

August 18, 2010 — Source: Daily Herald — Author: Justin Kmitch

Outdoor Art Comes Indoors

August 12, 2010 — Source: Positively Naperville — Author: Debbie Venezia

At least 18 Century Walk artists plan to attend launch...

August 10, 2010 — Source: The Chicago Tribune Local — Author: ClareCommunications

A Celebration of Art in Naperville

August 3, 2010 — Source: Trib Local Naperville — Author: ClareCommunications

Sun columnist wrote the book on Naperville's past

July 19, 2010 — Source: The Naperville Sun — Author: KATHY MILLEN

NCTV 17 reports on April 11th dedication of Century Walk's 35th piece of public art

April 17, 2010 — Source: NCTV — Author: Kevin Machak

Dick Tracy Dedication

April 12, 2010

Faith Ringgold - Artist, author

August 31, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Jane Donahue

Art for history's sake

August 25, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

Dick Tracy statue will be here in town GRAY MATTER

June 22, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Sun Staff

Dick Locher National Honor

May 31, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Mike Mitchell

Mosers gave a lot, sought very little

May 12, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: M.B. Sutherland

Mosers gave a lot, sought very little — Statue honors city's humblecouple

May 4, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: M.B. Sutherland, For The Sun

Moser sculpture to be dedicated this weekend

May 1, 2009 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Cichon

Hometown artist

October 29, 2008 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Sun Staff

NCTV program shines spotlight on Century Walk

September 25, 2008 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Sun Staff

95th library to get Seuss statue, too

July 1, 2008 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Mike Mitchell

Naperville artists make Hall of Fame

April 22, 2008 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Erika Wurst, The Beacon News

Funds provide for tribute to Moser family

April 1, 2008 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Mike Mitchell

Statue's whiskers mysteriously disappear

November 14, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kate R. Houlihan

'Cat' statue to be dedicated

November 11, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kate R. Houlihan

'Cat in the Hat' statue bounds into town from California

September 5, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Emily McFarlan

After 50 years of fun, this cat's antics still aren't done

June 19, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kate R. Houlihan

Statue pays tribute to mayor's police roots

May 30, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kate R. Houlihan

Museum adds railroad sculpture

May 22, 2007 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Britt Carson

City appreciates veterans via art

November 12, 2006 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Meg Dedolph

At 75, Dick Tracy's still on the beat

October 4, 2006 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Mike Mitchell

Century Walk nears goal, board looks ahead

May 15, 2006 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karl Stampfl

Newest Century Walk mural a time machine

October 30, 2005 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Tim West

Century Walk: Artist's brush sweeps across notes and notables

September 27, 2005 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Colt Foutz

Faces in the crowd

September 27, 2005 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

Artist, activist `leaves a legacy'

August 6, 2004 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

Local champion of the arts dies

August 3, 2004 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Tim Waldorf

Addition to Century Walk in unveiled

May 20, 2004 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Donna DeFalco

Concert center's mural will come with guarantee

May 19, 2004 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Colt Foutz

Replenishing spirit

November 12, 2003 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

Bronze sculpture newest addition to Century Walk

November 10, 2003 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Courtney Cavanaugh

A look ahead; Century Walk unveils plans for newest artworks

November 10, 2002 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

Harold Moser leaves a lasting legacy in the area

December 26, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

Art on the move

November 11, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

Parking deck artwork, construction, on schedule

November 2, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Meg Dedolph

Four plead guilty in theft of downtown sculpture

August 24, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Bill Bird

Hands are back in place; Stolen sculpture is reinstalled

August 12, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

Horse market frames the carillon

July 1, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Tim West

Stained-glass panels planned for new parking deck

April 1, 2001 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Meg Dedolph

GOLDEN-RULE DAYS

October 1, 2000 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

CENTURY WALK ART GETS CITY FUNDING

August 16, 2000 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

TREASURES: PIECES IN THEIR PLACE

July 12, 2000 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Katherine Unmuth

MURAL WOULD COST PARKING SPOTS

April 28, 2000 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Harry Hitzeman

UNVEILING THE PAST

November 19, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

TREASURES: SCULPTURE SALUTES CITY'S FOREMOST MUSIC MAKERS

September 22, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

TRIBUTE TO JOURNALISM MOVING TO ELLMAN BUILDING

June 28, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Pucky Zimmerman

TOWSLEY STATUE DESERVES MORE FITTING BACKDROP

June 27, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Joni Hirsch Blackman

ART FOR THE MASSES

June 16, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

COLUMNIST, STUDENTS HONORED

June 11, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

HOMEGROWN ART

June 2, 1999 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Kathy Millen

PATCHWORK PROJECT

September 23, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Jane Lelugas

LIBRARY'S OUTDOOR ART WILL BE PART OF CENTURY WALK

September 18, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Jane Lelugas

ARTS HELP ECONOMY

September 2, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

NEW MURAL IS A RIDE THROUGH THE YEARS

July 17, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Tim West

TWO APPROPRIATE ADDITIONS TO CENTURY WALK

July 14, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Tim West

CENTURY WALK IN PROCESS OF ADDING MORE ART TO DOWNTOWN

July 3, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Lois Michel

THE FINAL TOUCHES

June 14, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

LIBRARY IS ASKED TO ADD SCULPTURES TO CENTURY WALK

April 22, 1998 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Cathy Janek

UNFINISHED SYMPHONY

November 30, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

PLANNING BEGINS ON NEXT PHASE OF CITY'S CENTURY WALK

October 22, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

CENTURY WALK DEDICATION SUNDAY

October 15, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

BOBOSKYS HONORED FOR VOLUNTEERISM

October 8, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Pucky Zimmerman

TRIBUTE TO FARMING

September 19, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

ANOTHER STEP IN CENTURY WALK NEARLY READY FOR VIEWING

September 12, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

BRAVO! TO STUDENT ART PROJECT

September 5, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Julie Busch

ARTISTS AT WORK

August 24, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

X MARKS THE SPOT

August 3, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL)

MURAL GOING UP: WORK STARTS ON TRANSPORTATION SCENE ON LANTERN WALL

July 27, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

ARTISTS LOOK TO EXHIBIT WORK FOR CENTURY WALK'S NEXT PHASE

July 11, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

COMMITTEE UNVEILS PLANS FOR CENTURY WALK -- YEAR 2

June 22, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

CENTURY WALK ADMINISTRATOR SEEKS THREE PROJECT SITES

May 16, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Karri E. Christiansen

CENTURY WALK PROJECT LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN, GOALS FOR 2ND YEAR

March 2, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Pucky Zimmerman

NICHOLS LIBRARY MAY BE INCLUDED ON WALK

February 2, 1997 — Source: Naperville Sun, The (IL) — Author: Cathy Reidy

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