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City Invites Residents to Participate in Public Art Community Meetings

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department is hosting several in-person and virtual community meetings to discuss and seek input on various upcoming public art projects.

During the community meetings, the selected artists will present their concept and answer any questions or comments for the proposed art pieces.

The public is highly encouraged to participate in the following meetings:

Project: Geronimo Drive Mural Replacement

Artist:              Mitsu Overstreet

Date:              6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15

Virtual Link:   bit.ly/35LENpk

Project: Alabama Street Mural Replacement

Artist:              Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado

Date:              6 p.m. Wednesday, March 16

Virtual Link:   bit.ly/3CzCkKA

Project: August 3rd Public Art Piece

Artist:              Albert (Tino) Ortega

Date:              6 p.m. Thursday, March 31

In-Person:      Galatzan Recreation Center, 650 Wallenberg Dr.

Virtual Link:   bit.ly/37viQLV

The Public Art program is funded through a City ordinance requiring 2 percent of every capital improvement project budget within the City be used for original artwork.

For more information on the Public Art Program or the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, Click Here.