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Walnut Creek Turns 100: Celebrating the City Through Art
September 21 - November 16, 2014

Admission during Walnut Creek Turns 100 is free thanks to a generous grant from the Lesher Foundation

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Presented in honor our city’s centennial, Walnut Creek Turns 100 is an exhibition that reflects our city’s rich history, land, commerce, community, and culture, both past and present, and features artwork made by our community members. This show reminds us how lucky we are to live in a place where beauty is everywhere and it highlights the enthusiasm of our community members who contribute to the texture of our town. Join us as we celebrate our heritage and history.

Interactive Origami Installation by The UpsideUp
The UpsideUp will create a centennial themed origami installation in the ArtSite space, located in the lobby of the Lesher Center for the Arts. This installation includes a do-it-yourself origami station where you can create a butterfly out of folded paper to add to the installation or to take home.


The UpsideUp is an artist collective who uses origami to create fleeting and temporary installations, which live only as long as the surrounding elements allow. Their work has been shown across the country and internationally, with recent installations in London and Paris.
The artist will be present for origami demonstrations at the opening reception on Sunday September 21