Stories tagged: murals
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.
Two artists hope to show Spokane through a feminine perspective, with a mural depicting the city through the eyes of mother nature.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, noon
The Garland business district is quickly becoming the mural capital of Spokane.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
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.
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 column for Sunday
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Spokane Art’s Create Spokane month brings arts programming to the fore.
Sat., Oct. 4, 2014, 10:55 p.m.
For weeks they painted, transforming the landscape under five downtown Spokane railroad bridges.
Fri., July 18, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …