FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Estella Espinosa
Houston Parks and Recreation Department
|What:||Summer Mural Painting Program Unveiling|
Thursday, July 7, 2005
Sunnyside Community Center
To celebrate the work of Houston youth participating in the Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Mural Program. This is the first of five murals to be unveiled this summer. Now in its ninth year, the Summer Mural Program is generously sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and allows Houston youth the opportunity to make a lasting contribution to their neighborhood. To date the partnership has created lively, brilliantly colored murals for more than 30 city parks.
This mural and other education projects receive generous funding from PPG Pittsburgh Paints. All education programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston receive endowment income from funds provided by Caroline Wiess Law; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the William Randolph Hearst foundation; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc. the Wallace-Reader’s Digest Funds; the Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest and the Favrot Fund.