Upcycling Community Workshop at the Midtown Ice cream Social

Sea Turtle art project

Artist Amber Smith The artist will lead a free community art making event on Sunday, September 25 from 1 - 3 p.m. during the Midtown Ice Cream Social at Hoover Park. Bring your used Keurig pods and plastic bottle caps to upcycle into cute sea turtles!

This is part of the community art project Cuppa Joe which is a free-standing sculpture made of upcycled Keurig coffee pods provided by the local community. Artist Amber Smith will engage the community in the creative process of finalizing the saucer - the artist will work on the artwork onsite on a regular schedule inviting the public to interact with and observe her progress in the Midtown Neighborhood of Hoover Park, July to October of 2022. Meet the artist at Hoover park each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9.30 - 11.30 a.m. through September 30, and bring your used K-pods to donate to the project as she works on covering the saucer on location. 

The Cuppa Joe project is sponsored by the ArtLift Microgrant Program which is an ongoing special program launched in 2021 by the Palo Alto Public Art Program. It provides funding for temporary projects by local artists and creatives with the goal of helping the community find connection and joy through the arts and creative outlets while encouraging play, belonging, community participation, and promote shared experiences in and around Palo Alto. 


  • Sunday, September 25, 2022 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM


Hoover Park, 1313 Newell Road,  94303  View Map

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