2018 EVENTS CALENDAR
|MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND 2018 WIDE OPEN WALLS PRESS CONFERENCE|
9th August 2018
|Event Flyer||Event Information|
Wide Open Walls
Thursday, August, 9 @ 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Complimentary parking will be provided to confirmed media outlets in Lot 2A. Volunteers will be on hand to direct media traffic.
NOTE : Please confirm via email by 5:00 pm Wednesday, August 8 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media is invited to join political, local, educational and art leaders at our 2018 Wide Open Walls kickoff press conference scheduled for 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Sacramento State. In addition to scheduled speakers, artists will be working on the event’s first piece of art, titled “Sacramento Mural at Sac State,” creating individual pieces of art from each 15-foot-tall letter spelling the city’s name.
Scheduled to speak:
Wide Open Walls is a 501(3)(c) whose mission is to promote and celebrate public art. Wide Open Walls brings underserved neighborhoods public art that encourages a sense of pride and identity; provides community gathering spaces; generates impactful, measurable economic growth for the Sacramento region; and promotes greater cultural understanding and appreciation among diverse groups. Now the largest mural festival in the country, the organization’s mission is personified through its annual festival in August that brings local, national and international artists together to transform Sacramento with original and stunning street art. Additionally, Wide Open Walls supports other events throughout the year, including The Mural Jam, Sac Republic's Paint The Park, and the upcoming Playa Art Trail.