Arts For The Schools Announces New Partnership to Develop Public Art Murals In North Lake Tahoe
[Truckee, CA] – Arts For The Schools is honored to announce a new a public art project in partnership with Dia de los Muertos North Lake Tahoe and the North Tahoe Business Association. The Mural Project, a program of Arts For The Schools, is a collaboration to beautify the concrete walls located in front of businesses with artistic murals, in the heart of North Lake Tahoe communities. The art will convey important local themes of environmental stewardship, history and cultural heritage, with the goal of bringing attention to local small businesses. The hope is the art will add to North Lake Tahoe community identity for years to come.
“We hope the project will enhance community enrichment, identity, and cohesion, and the art will allow everyone in the community and visitors alike, to experience art in the course of daily life. As an added benefit, the project will highlight small, local businesses and this project is a special way to show how the arts can contribute to making local communities better.” says Eve McEneaney, Arts For The Schools CEO.
The Mural Project plans to work with regional artists to design and paint the murals, as well as reserve a few for student groups, providing students with a hands-on learning experience.
To donate to The Mural Project please contact Arts For The Schools at 530-582-8278 or visit www.artsfortheschools.org.
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Arts For The Schools is a bi-state 501 (c)3 non-profit serving California and Nevada, dedicated to providing access and exposure to the arts for all. For 36 years, Arts For The Schools has filled the gaps in visual and performing arts education for more than 10,000 children at K-12 schools, and hosts artistic and cultural programming for the public to promote artistic excellence and cultural learning. To learn more about our work in the community visit www.artsfortheschools.org.
Dia de Los Muertos North Lake Tahoe is a grassroots volunteer group of artists and community members who came together in 2018 to grow a community art celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Each year since, the group has partnered with Friends of the KB Library, Dave Ferrari, Tahoe City Rotary Club, Las Panchitas restaurant, Spindleshanks restaurant, and the North Tahoe Event Center to create community ofrendas throughout Kings Beach.
North Tahoe Business Association - Founded in 1979, North Tahoe Business Association (NTBA) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization that strives to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the communities of North Lake Tahoe including Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach, and Crystal Bay. NTBA is a member-based organization made up of 200+ businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals. For more information and to become a member, visit www.NorthTahoeBusiness.org.