Stories tagged: murals
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 11 a.m.
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
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Create Spokane kicks off a monthlong arts celebration
Spokane Art’s Create Spokane month brings arts programming to the fore.
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014, 10:55 p.m.
Murals transform downtown
For weeks they painted, transforming the landscape under five downtown Spokane railroad bridges.
Fri., July 18, 2014
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 …
Thu., March 21, 2013
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 …
Thu., March 22, 2012
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. …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012
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; …
Thu., July 7, 2011
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 …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009
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, …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2008
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 …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2008
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 …