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Wings of the City opens in Dorothea Dix Park

Wings of the City art, courtesy of Dix Park.

Wings of the City, made up of nine bronze sculptures by Mexican artist Jorge Marín, are now on display in Dorothea Dix Park.

Updated Oct. 11: The opening event was postponed due to rain, but expect a rescheduled date with live music, food trucks and more celebrating Mexican culture. Sculptures can be viewed any time the park is open. [event page]

Wings of the City will be on display until March 2022.

Alas De Mexico wings

What you’re seeing on the ‘gram: The Alas De Mexico wings (pictured, left) with the Downtown Raleigh skyline backdrop will likely soon be taking over your Instagram feed for its interactive step-into-the-wings photo moment.

Raleigh installation presents indigenous language: The exhibition has traveled to more than 20 major cities, but special to Raleigh, “for the first time since starting its international journey in 2013, Jorge Marín’s Wings of the City will be accompanied with dialogue that includes the Mexican indigenous language, Purépecha,” organizers say. 

📍 Where to find the sculptures: The map below shows the placement:

Map from Dorothea Dix Park.
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Sarah Day Owen Wiskirchen is the editor of Raleigh Convergence.

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