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VISIT HATTIESBURG LAUNCHES HBURG PUBLIC ART TRAIL: UTILITY BOX EDITION

February 1, 2023

With 45 original paintings on utility boxes, Visit Hattiesburg has launched the HBURG Public Art Trail: Utility Box Edition, featuring artwork that connects the Hub City’s neighborhoods, main thoroughfares, and several points of interest.

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10 best cities where you can see amazing art

10 best cities where you can see amazing art

January 26, 2023

Whether you are a studied art aficionado or a casual fan, these 10 destinations overflow with public art, art festivals, art tours, and art galleries and museums to feed your art-loving soul.

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HBURG PUBLIC ART TRAIL: UTILITY BOX EDITION LAUNCHED

January 19, 2023

HATTIESBURG, MS – VisitHATTIESBURG is pleased to announce the launch of its newest attraction, the HBURG Public Art Trail: Utility Box Edition. Celebrating the diversity of creative art found in the community and the artists behind the works, the trail features original paintings on utility boxes located throughout Hattiesburg. To date, three phases of the […]

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HAPA UNVEILS “NATURE’S WAY,”
FINAL PROJECT OF 2022

December 21, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Dec. 21, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) unveiled its second in a series of large-scale art projects in the Hawkins neighborhood today. Titled “Nature’s Way”, this is HAPA’s final mural of the year and the eleventh to be completed as part of the HBURG Public Art Trail in 2022. Located […]

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Midnight on Front St poster

GARRAWAY ANNOUNCED AS POSTER ARTIST FOR MIDNIGHT ON FRONT STREET

December 8, 2022

By HASKEL BURNSThu,12/08/22-1:28PM Each year, one lucky artist is chosen to create the official artwork and event poster for Midnight on Front Street, Hattiesburg’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration that takes place December 31 on the corner of Main and Front streets in downtown. This year, the honor goes to Hattiesburg native Kym Garraway and her […]

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THAMES COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT PROJECT
INCLUDES THREE LARGE-SCALE MURALS

November 18, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 18, 2022) – Outdoor spaces at Thames Elementary School haverecently undergone more than $50,000 in improvements. Numerous partners joined together for property enhancements and public art additions at the school, which currently includes the only public playground and park in midtown Hattiesburg. Starting with a $10,000 AARP community challenge grant awarded in early […]

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HAPA UNVEILS ‘DAYLILY DESTINATION’ MURAL, CELEBRATES CITY’S OFFICIAL FLOWER

November 15, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 14, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, along with project partners, unveiled the city’s newest large-scale public art today. Titled ‘Daylily Destination,’ the mural celebrates Hattiesburg’s official flower – the daylily. In 2008, Hattiesburg City Council adopted the daylily as the city’s flower, and a decade later Hattiesburg was the first city […]

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Serenity mural ribbon cutting

HAPA UNVEILS ‘SERENITY’ MURAL IN DOWNTOWN HATTIESBURG

November 3, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 2, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, along with project partners, is pleased to announce the addition of ‘Serenity’, a large-scale original artwork on Pine Street in Downtown Hattiesburg. A collaboration with the Forrest County Board of Supervisors and Moore’s Bike Shop, the mural highlights the success stories and life enhancements of the […]

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Sparkman Eagle Walk mural

HATTIESBURG ALLIANCE FOR PUBLIC ART REVEALS ‘SOAR AND SCORE’ MURAL AT SOUTHERN MISS

October 17, 2022

By HASKEL BURNS – Hub City Spokes Officials from the City of Hattiesburg continue their march on the goal to become “The City of 100 Murals,” with the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art recently unveiling its newest piece of public art, “Soar and Score,” located at the Eagle Walk at the University of Southern Mississippi. The […]

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