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UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:49 p.m.

From the eyes on Maple Street Bridge to a pixelated Jesus, Spokane has its fair share of memorable murals

There are a handful of murals around town in addition to the recent painting on Stevens Street by artists Shelby Allison and Susan Webber.


UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:37 p.m.

Local artists hope to show Spokane through the eyes of mother nature

Two artists hope to show Spokane through a feminine perspective, with a mural depicting the city through the eyes of mother nature.


The beloved murals at the National Museum of Natural History are coming back

Matthew Carrano, now the museum’s curator of dinosaurs, felt a touch of guilt when the murals were removed from the National Museum of Natutal History in 2014. The mood was …


Nearly 2 dozen murals giving Garland business district an art vibe

The Garland business district is quickly becoming the mural capital of Spokane.


Then and Now: the writing on the walls of the downtown railroad viaduct

In 1990, the Spokane Arts Commission and Central Business Association teamed up to cover the walls of the downtown railroad viaduct with murals – instead of graffiti.


Gallery Glance: ‘The City Is My Canvas’

Spokane Art School exhibit documents how local murals are created, from conception to completion.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 11:54 p.m.

Eye on Boise: Otter wants ‘instant racing’ back, but with restrictions

Eye on Boise column for Sunday


Create Spokane kicks off a monthlong arts celebration

Spokane Art’s Create Spokane month brings arts programming to the fore.


Murals transform downtown

For weeks they painted, transforming the landscape under five downtown Spokane railroad bridges.


Young creative types take greater interest in Spokane

Anthony Gill wasn’t even in Spokane when the idea hit him: What if we did something with the war-zone pit of destruction that is now the gateway to Spokane for …


Benson’s mural at Central Food reflects affection for Spokane

Brothers Cain and Todd Benson recently created a love letter to Spokane – a 77-foot-long mural in Greenstone Homes’ Central Food building in Kendall Yards. The mural has adults and …


Couple have been exploring art together since they met

Artists Alice and Chuck Harmon met over the phone. She was in Missoula, and he in Spokane. The company she worked for did business with the company he worked for. …


Eagle Scout’s service project is on the wall

A fiery sun burns over mountains that look like they’re made of stained glass. The starry galaxy glows, and a calligraphy inscription reads: “The heavens declare the glory of God; …


Shadle Park’s new murals inspired by ponderosa pine

As the construction and remodeling of Shadle Park High School is coming to completion, three huge mural art panels have been installed on the north-facing wall of the gymnasium. Made …


Cheney seeking donations for downtown murals

Several big, colorful murals are in the works for downtown Cheney, but organizers are still searching for more funding. Pathways to Progress, an organization committed to the revitalization of downtown, …


Tribes, state agree on how murals should be explained

BOISE – Murals depicting white settlers accosting and then hanging a shirtless Native American man have been displayed openly in Idaho’s temporary Statehouse for the past year, with a note …


Larger than life

If you want to discover what a town is really all about, take a look at the hand-painted, sun-splashed murals scattered alongside its streets and corridors. Artists have a way …