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WIDE OPEN WALLS: “WE PAINT WALLS TO BRING PEOPLE IN, WE DO NOT BUILD WALLS TO KEEP PEOPLE OUT”

By Caroline Ghisolfi, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA 

AUGUST 8, 2019

“In Sacramento, we paint walls to bring people in, we do not build walls to keep people out. End of story,” said Mayor Darrell Steinberg, one of several community leaders in attendance at the California Auto Museum in Old Town Sacramento.


Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article233664382.html


WHY WIDE OPEN WALL MURALIST PAINT OUR WALLS

By Caroline Ghisolfi & Akira Olivia Kumamoto, The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA

SEPTEMBER 01, 2019

This year, the Wide Open Walls mural festival produced 34 works by 48 original artists — each with a unique take on why Sacramento was in urgent need of a new coat of paint.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article234626602.html

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WIDE OPEN WALLS BRINGS 40 NEW MURALS TO SACRAMENTO

By Brian Hickey, KCRA 3 News, Sacramento, CA

AUGUST 8, 2019

Artists from around the world are in Sacramento now to paint the town as part of the 10-day Wide Open Walls festival.

More than 100 murals already adorn the walls of the city, and 40 new pieces of art will be added this August.

Read more here: https://www.kcra.com/article/wide-open-walls-sacramento-california-2019-kickoff/28646083