About the Project

Over The River is a temporary work of art by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Christo plans to suspend 5.9 miles of silvery, luminous fabric panels high above the Arkansas River along a 42-mile stretch of the river between Salida and Cañon City in south-central Colorado.

Due to pending litigation, Christo has temporarily postponed the Over The River installation schedule and will identify the exhibition date when the legal process is successfully resolved. All Over The River permits and approvals are based on comprehensive analysis that has withstood legal scrutiny every step of the way.

Over The River will be exhibited for two consecutive weeks during a future August. Project activities not related to physical installation, such as bighorn sheep habitat enhancements, are ongoing.

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