Tuesday, July 30, 2013

East Waco mural postcards are here

Order your postcards! They are .50 each plus $3 for postage.
Contact us at midamericamuralproject@gmail.com to place an order.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The Completed East Waco Mural!

Storytellers: Sharing the Legacy
East Branch Library, 901 Elm Avenue, Waco, Texas
Completed on June 30, 2013

lead artist   Dave Loewenstein
assistant     Ashley Jane Laird
apprentice  Catherine Hart
project coordinator   Doreen Ravenscroft

The East Waco mural was designed and painted in collaboration with more than one hundred community volunteers. We are indebted to all of them for their hard work and generosity of spirit.

Map of East Waco from 1892 in the neighborhood photo book.

Listening to stories of old Elm Avenue.

Memories of Paul Quinn College.

The Alpha Theater and postman painter.

Juneteenth celebration and Doris Miller memorial.

Youth vision for the Eastside and the wise tree of Olive Heights.

This project was supported in part by:
Mid-America Arts Alliance
National Endowment for the Arts
Cultural Arts of Waco
City of Waco
NeighborWorks Waco

Special thanks to:
Doreen Ravenscroft
Gale Edwards
James Karney
the East Branch Librarians
Megan Crook
Mary Kennedy