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Story behind the mural at 585 Niagara Street and hear from the artist and local partners who made the project possible:
#AKPublicArt Spotlight: Betsy Casanas *If the video doesn't load within this page, click this link.
WATCH: Follow along with the creation of Betsy Casanas's #AKPublicArt mural at 585 Niagara Street and hear from the artist and local partners who made the project possible.
Posted by Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
This mural was designed by Philadelphia-based artist, community activist, and educator Betsy Casañas. Casañas was invited by the Albright-Knox's Public Art Initiative, the Hispanic Heritage Council, and the Rich Family Foundation to create a mural celebrating the significance of the contributions made by the region's Hispanic... (to continue reading)
We also have these news clips and other media items:
- VIDEO: Albright Knox Art Gallery Community Art Project (November 2017)
- VIDEO: Unveiling of Hispanic History Landmarks WGRZ TV2 (November 2017)
- VIDEO: Hispanic Heritage Council 2016-2017 Recap
- "The Public" / DailyPublic.com news article & photo "Hispanic heritage mural unveiled" (August 2017)
- Buffalo News article on Hispanic heritage mural unveiling on Buffalo's West Side (August 26, 2017)
- Buffalo News article on Hispanic Heritage District & designation for Niagara Street to be Avenida San Juan (July 22, 2013)
- VIDEO: Niagara Street Vision Discussed with Residents & Business Community (from 2012)
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