Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. Art in Public Places Outdoor Sculpture exhibit features sculptures lining the sidewalks and parks of the Downtown.

The 2017 outdoor sculpture exhibit, ART SHAPES, consisted of 39 originally designed and painted fiberglass geometric shapes that were on display for free public viewing and enjoyment all summer. Now you have the opportunity to bid on these extraordinary works of art!

The auction will run Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 8am through Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10pm.


A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit The Avon Theatre Film Center.

Have question about our auction or would like to view the pieces in person? Call 203-348-5285.


2017 Art Shapes Map

Art Shapes Artists and Sponsor List

Art in Public Places History: Since 1994, the city of Stamford has presented summer-long outdoor sculpture exhibits.  The program’s goals are threefold:

-To promote the downtown as a regional tourism destination using art as vehicle
-To enhance the image of the downtown through a quality sculpture exhibit
-To foster art appreciation in diverse community
A few of the past exhibits:
2016-Downtown Expressions
2015-Dinosaurs Rule! in Stamford Downtown
2014-Street Seats in Stamford Downtown
2013-Downtown Abstractions
2012-Horsin’ Around Stamford Downtown
2011-Wit & Whimsy
2010-It’s Reigning Cats & Dogs