Public Art: Ballerinas sculpture
Also Known As: The Ballet Dancers sculpture
Sculptor: © Ruth Keller Schweiss
Date Unveiled: 1997
Description: Five, 18-foot ballet dancers are made out of wire mesh, wire fabric and hardware cloth covered by epoxy clay.
Location: The Ballerinas sculpture is located outside the Sheraton Denver Hotel, 1550 Court Place in downtown Denver, Colorado, USA
Artist’s Statement: Ruth Keller Schweiss described the sculptures as “an uplifting spirit in exultation”.
Things you may not know: The Ballerinas are dressed up when Denver celebrates an event or festival. Don’t be surprised to see them wearing football jerseys and orange tutus during the Broncos’ football season.