Graffiti prevention and intergenerational art come together

When people care about their neighborhood, they are less likely to put up graffiti and more likely to help prevent it. With that in mind, the City of Minneapolis created micro grants for innovative projects designed to assist with graffiti eradication and prevention efforts. As one of the grant recipients, Southwest Senior Center is combining graffiti prevention with a large intergenerational art opportunity. The community mosaic mural project will bring together over 100 people of all ages who will work to design and build a 100 square foot mosaic mural that will grace the parking lot wall of the Center. The Center is partnering with students at Barton Open School, EHFNA, and CARAG to bring many people into the project. Continue Reading