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ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR PHASE THREE HBURG UTILITY BOX PROJECT, DEADLINE JAN. 19, 2022

December 28, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS (DEC. 28, 2021) — Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, in cooperation with the City of Hattiesburg, is pleased to announce a call for artists for phase three of the HBURG Utility Box Series. Local and regional artists are invited to submit original designs for this public art project.  “HAPA’s commitment to diversifying and expanding Hattiesburg’s […]

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“TOGETHER AS ONE” 200 FOOT MURAL ADDED TO HATTIESBURG’S PUBLIC ART COLLECTION

November 22, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 19, 2021) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, is pleased to announce its largest mural to date. Featuring the work of Miami, FL, muralist Ivan Roque, “Together as One” spans more than 200 feet and is a colorful, nature piece located on the Longleaf Trace tunnel at the intersection […]

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HOLIDAY POP-UP ART PROVIDED BY HAPA IN DOWNTOWN ALLEYWAYS

November 9, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 10, 2021) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA), a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, recently added two holiday pop-up art murals to alleyways in downtown Hattiesburg, with more in the production for later this month. The temporary murals, located just off Main St. in downtown Hattiesburg, feature greeting-card style backgrounds. The green “joy, […]

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“SPREAD YOUR WINGS” MURAL BY TEXAS ARTIST ADDED TO HATTIESBURG’S PUBLIC ART COLLECTION

November 5, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 5, 2021) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, is pleased to announce its latest large-scale mural project. Featuring the work of Texas muralist Avery Orendorf, “Spread Your Wings” is a colorful, linear piece located on the side of Fairley’s Wings and More in downtown Hattiesburg. HAPA supporters Catherine […]

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HAPA RECEIVES MISSISSIPPI ARTS COMMISSION COVID RELIEF GRANT

October 14, 2021

JACKSON, MISS – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) has been awarded an $11,500grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) made possible through the AmericanRescue Plan (ARP) distributed by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). “The state’s arts community has displayed such resiliency during tumultuous times, and we arevery pleased to provide emergency support […]

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HAPA TO UNVEIL FIRST PROJECT IN MIDTOWN MURAL SERIES

June 2, 2021

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) is pleased to unveil its next large-scale project. Titled “Welcome to Midtown,” this colorful mural is the first of four to be added to Hattiesburg’s Midtown district.

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HBURG PUBLIC ART TRAIL AND HATTIESBURG ART-A-THON LAUNCHED

April 7, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS – VisitHATTIESBURG is pleased to announce the launch of its newest attraction, the HBURG Public Art Trail. Celebrating the diversity of art found in the community and the artists behind the works, the trail features more than 40 sculptures and murals. The HBURG Public Art Trail further enhances Hattiesburg’s emergence as an artistic destination […]

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HAPA UNVEILS FIRST PROJECT OF 2021

March 5, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) unveiled its first project of  2021 this week, adding to the extensive public arts collection across the city. Following a  record-high of nine public art murals introduced by HAPA in 2020, plans are in the works for a  number of additional projects this year. Titled “Courage”, […]

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ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR 2021 HBURG UTILITY BOX PROJECT

January 21, 2021

HATTIESBURG, MS – The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, in cooperation with the City of  Hattiesburg, is pleased to announce a Call for Artists for the second phase of innovative and  creative utility box designs located on several local streets and throughways. Artists with experience in public art or painting are invited to submit up […]

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