The weather looks good for the 2nd annual Paint the Pavement event in Corcoran this Saturday. Last year more than 100 residents poured into this public intersection, grabbed a paint brush and plopped down in the middle of the street as part of a public art project. The project grew put of neighbors’ concern about traffic speeding by the park. Corcoran Neighborhood Organization received a grant through the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) and worked with local artist Elise Kyllo to create the street mural.
The paint in the mural faded through the winter, so the group is gathering on Saturday to re-paint the pavement. THe painting begins at 9:00 a.m., with a community potluck at noon. All are welcome to come and paint or watch. Children under 12 years of age shuld be accompanied by a supervising adult.
The project is funded, in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.
For more information, contact Corcoran Neighborhood Organization
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