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Monday, September 9, 2013

Let’s Talk Murals In DC

Please join us to discuss “Capital Colors”

Saturday, Sept. 14
Site: Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, DC
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
DC muralists step up to offer interpretation and insight on a panel discussing public art in upper northwest Washington. Presentations showcase diverse styles and themes in a basket of color stretching from Dupont Circle (ToyTheater, Peter Waddel, 2012

up Connecticut Avenue (73 Cents, Regina Holliday, 2009) 

In 1997 Perry Frank, Ph.D., initiated a project to document and showcase the outdoor murals created throughout the city beginning in the early 1970s. With a team of associates and advisors, she has photographed the murals; conducted oral histories of the artists and sponsors; authored text explaining the art; led mural tours; and organized public programs. In 2010 she created a mural website, which currently displays 35 of the city’s greatest pieces ( Dr. Frank is president of her own small business, American Dreams & Associates, Inc. The project is partially funded by the Humanities Council of Washington, DC, and the DC Commission on the Arts and the Humanities.    


  1. Wow!! nice paintings. I like all of them but the Connecticut Avenue (73 Cents, Regina Holliday, 2009) is awesome.

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