“We Are the Future,” was designed by Miami artist Sergio Arce to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. The mural’s focus on the importance of education, community, and diversity is located in downtown Hattiesburg, across from Hawkins Elementary School.
“Duck, Duck, Goose!” features native flora and fauna and is located at Duncan Lake, a 17-acre recreational lake in the middle of downtown Hattiesburg. Depicted on the three-part mural are snails, frogs, ducks, snakes, squirrels, raccoons, pine trees, and redbirds among more unique Sandhill ecosystem species like the Cockspur Prickly Pear and monarch butterfly.
Titled “Courage”, the design highlights people, industries, and organizations whose service and leadership have greatly contributed to the advancement and growth of community and country. The piece is dedicated in honor of the many acts of courage exhibited throughout Hattiesburg’s history.
“Together as One” symbolizes how all living things come together to create abundance as well as an ecosystem in which all coexist, thrive, and build for future generations to come. The 200+ foot mural features wildlife, flora, and fauna native to the Pine Belt area.
The hummingbird as the central image represents strength and the power to rise above trouble and hardship. It is a message of hope, along with the rising sun, that welcomes every new day with energy and joy. This mural is an original piece commissioned for Hattiesburg.
In cooperation with T-Bones Records & Cafe and Prince Sign Company, HAPA partnered to present “Hattiesburg, the Birthplace of Rock & Roll.” The work is a nod to Rock & Roll’s roots beginning in Hattiesburg, where the first riffs of the genre were recorded in July 1936. This historical recording by The Mississippi Jook Band […]