Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. has announced its campaign to “Keep Ann Dancing” has been a success. The organization says the crowd funding portion of the Keep Ann Dancing campaign has raised nearly $200,000 from almost 1200 individual donors from 32 states.
The nonprofit says it will be able to replace Ann Dancing by Julian Opie with new technology and hardware and establish an Ann Dancing maintenance fund for the electronic art work piece on Mass Ave.
“Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc is a small but mighty team. We stayed true to the founding principles of the Cultural Trail with the Keep Ann Dancing campaign,” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc Executive Director, Kären Haley in a news release. “We dared people to think bigger about what is possible for Indianapolis, using high quality art and design to push residents to stretch beyond what we’ve come to expect in our public spaces while thinking about the long term sustainability and maintenance of the public investment from the beginning. Thank you, Indianapolis, for helping us Keep Ann Dancing.”