Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Edgewood Mural Jam

Check out this cool public art event!!

Saturday, August 15th
10:00 AM to sunset.

"Over 100 muralists, artists, and the public painting a wall larger than a football field in the Edgewood neighborhood in Northeast".

All ages with children's activities, DJ's, food available, and "a community area for everyone who comes to pick up a brush and paint".

The Edgewood Mural Jam is sponsored by the public art non-profit Albus Cavus and the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities, the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program, Liquitex, Beacon House, District Department of Transportation, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, and the Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center.

What: Edgewood Mural Jam
Who: 100 public artists and the community painting a wall bigger than a football field
Where: Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center, 680 Rhode Island Ave NE (behind the stores), next to Rhode Island WMATA Station on Red Line
When: Saturday, August 15, 10:00 am to 8:00 PM

"The DC community is invited to participate in the largest interactive public art event of the summer by meeting the artists, watching them work, and picking up a paintbrush to join in."

"*" Props to Albus Cavus for the verbage

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