Bricks and MuralsName: Bricks and MuralsDate: August 4, 2016 - September 30, 2017Event Description:
Bricks n Murals Westerly-Pawcatuck is working to bring a public art project to the historic downtown in Fall 2017. Talented professional artists and sign makers from all over the globe will gather together to hand paint beautiful artistic murals that honor the history of our community.
Make a donation to the Bricks and Murals project here!!
BAM is hosting a FREE BLOCK PARTY on Thursday, September 14th
in downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck.
For more information on this event or the weekend of festivities, please visit the BAM website
"Bricks and Murals Westerly-Pawcatuck will bring the first ever and largest mural art festival of this kind to both historic downtowns from September 13-17, 2017. This will also be the first ever east coast and New England event of this size and it is a once-in-a-lifetime type of experience. Talented professional artists and sign makers from all over the globe called "Walldogs" will travel to Westerly-Pawcatuck to hand paint over a dozen beautiful artistic murals that honor the history of the community with help from local artists during the five-day event. The festival will also include daily music, food, a beer garden and wine piazza, trolley rides throughout downtown, and fun activities for children and families. To help make this event a success, donate today at www.bricksandmurals.org and stay tuned to the Facebook page for more news and announcements. Help us paint the story of the community, one wall at a time."
Some of the themes being considered to date include:
1.Westerly's Granite Industry
2. Mrs. Wilcox and her park
3. The 1938 Hurricane
4. Music Series/ Blues Rock
5. Stonington & Westerly Football rivalry
6. "The Scoop" - The Westerly Sun was the first newspaper to report the bombing of Pearl Harbor
7. "Welcome to Historic Westerly - Pawcatuck"
9. The Chorus of Westerly and Westerly Band
10. Beach Trollies/Beach
11. Veterans/Congressional Medial of Honor
13. Pequot Trail/ Old Post Road
14. Phone Company
If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to support this project please click the Donation Button above!
Be sure to provide your address so we can send an acknowledgement letter for tax purposes.