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The 5x5 public art project organizes a bus tour this Saturday

"Home Mender" by Monica Canilao part of the 5x5 Project. (Vincent Gallegos)

The National Gallery of Art’s blockbuster show “Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Ito Jakuchu” closes at 8 p.m. Sunday.

But the 25 public installations, curated by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, will be around for a while longer. The 5x5 Project, part of the Cherry Blossom celebration, installed art throughout the city.

To give people a way to view the public art, the agency has organized a bus tour Saturday. It begins at Arena Stage at 11 a.m.

The commission has set up a RSVP line at Send your e-mails with the 5x5 bus tour in the subject line.

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