Canstruction comes to Roanoke for second year

CanstructionCanstruction, a creative and competitive event featuring massive sculptures built entirely from cans of food, returns to Southwest Virginia for the second year with an exhibition at Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art. This year’s exhibit is extended from one to two weeks, with canned food sculptures—called cansculptures—on display from Friday, November 7 through Saturday, November 22. All day Friday, November 7, the public is encouraged to vote for their favorite cansculpture by bringing $1 or one can, per vote, to the Taubman Museum. Opening Night festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., with winning cansculptures revealed during an awards ceremony at 6:00 p.m. The “People’s Choice” winner will be announced at 7:00 p.m. When the exhibit closes, sculptures will be dismantled and all cans will go directly to the Feeding America Southwest Virginia food bank for distribution.

 

 

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