Monthly art pop-up shows coming to Mission Plaza in SLO


“Through the Flowers” is one of a planned series of art installation pop-ups to occur monthly at Mission Plaza.

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A series of monthlong popup installations will bring colorful, interactive art to Mission Plaza through the summer in partnership with cultural nonprofits.

The first of the downtown San Luis Obispo pop-ups is called “Through the Flowers,” created in collaboration with the city and the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA).

The creation of artist Laurie Shapiro will be up through the end of April.

Additional plaza pop-ups will be posted each month this summer featuring a different cultural nonprofit.

SLO city funding will contribute to the art installations, which will be unique to each of the nonprofits’ missions.

“Arts are an essential part of our community and improve the quality of life for all residents and visitors,” said Molly Cano, SLO’s tourism manager. “We are

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