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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MURALS

CT Murals is partnering with 39 communities across Connecticut to create 39 murals for each year of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life.

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

CT Murals is looking for talented, professional mural artist and artist looking to gain experience in painting large-scale murals.

The Lead Artist or Artist Team will be competitively compensated for the design and execution of the mural.  There is an additional budget to cover materials and supplies.  Lead Artists or Artist Teams must demonstrate they have completed at least 3 large-scale, professional murals. 

Emerging Artists will be provided a stipend for each project they participate in. The emerging artists will have the opportunity to apply as a Lead Artist.   Emerging artists must demonstrate professional art experience.

Artists of Color from Connecticut will be given priority.

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COMMUNITY SIGN UP

Interested in having this Positive message of HOPE in your community?

HOW IT WORKS: Each project is approved by Sustainable CT and their Community Match Fund will provide funding for half the budget of the project. The RiseUP Group, Inc serves as the 501c(3) fiscal sponsor to allow tax-deductible donations from supporters to bring the project to fruition.

 
 

MLK39 MURAL TOUR - IN THE NEWS

HARTFORD COURANT

39 Martin Luther King Jr. murals, one for each year of his life, planned across Connecticut

NBC CONNECTICUT

Racial Equity Painting Unveiled in East Hartford.

SOUTHINGTON RECORD JOURNAL

 Southington mural project proceeding without town support.

FOX 61

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural painted on rec center in Manchester

 
 
 
 

THANK YOU MLK39 MURAL TOUR SPONSORS

RiseUP would like to thank our many sponsors and donors, both big and small for making this project a success!  We've received donations from over 300 people and organizations since launching the initiative in 2021.

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