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Community Art in Practice

Friday, May 31st 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Description

Artolution invites local artists to train and learn their methodology through practice by participating in the painting of a large-scale community mural and in co-facilitating sessions with youth. All sessions will be led by muralist Joel Bergner.

Artists must commit to at least three mural sessions with youth and attend youth workshop on Friday, May 31.

Opportunity will be limited to a select few.

Program Schedule:
Artist Meeting: Friday May 31 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Youth Workshop: Friday, May 31 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Alumni Center, Illinois State University
1101 N Main St, Normal, IL 61761

Mural Work days:
o Day 1: Monday, June 3: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
o Day 2: Tuesday, June 4: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
o Day 3: Wednesday, June 5: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
o Day 4: Thursday, June 6: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
o Day 5: Friday, June 7: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Community Mural Reveal: Sunday, June 9, 2019 at noon

Mural Site:
Intersection of Market Street and Morris Avenue

If you are interested in participating in our mural project, please apply at bit.ly/PDMural1. If selected, you will be notified by May 22, 2019.

Applications can also be completed in person, by calling 309.438.0882. Deadline Sunday, May 19.

Artist Joel Bergner

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.


Peggy Finnegan-Boyes


Alumni Center, Illinois State University
1101 N Main St
Normal, Illinois