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HAPA PARTNERS WITH MISSISSIPPI MISS HOSPITALITY ON KINDNESS MURAL

July 10th, 2024

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (July 9, 2024) – Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the Mississippi Miss Hospitality program is partnering with the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art and Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation summer camp youth to complete a mural this week at the Lillie Burney Learning Academy. The hands-on paint project is part of activities and […]

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HAPA UNVEILS THIRD BRIDGE MURAL IN NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES

June 18th, 2024

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art unveiled its latest mural today, titled “Hattiesburg in Motion.” Painted on the Broad Street pedestrian and traffic bridge, it is the fourth in a series of exterior art projects in the Hawkins neighborhood and marks the third painted bridge in the area, joining a nearby large-scale wall mural. This is […]

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HATTIESBURG’S NEW ‘JAM SESSION’ MURAL RECLAIMS A MUSICAL LEGACY

May 14th, 2024

By: Jim Beaugez on behalf of VisitHATTIESBURG The origins of rock and roll, the cultural and musical gift America gave the world, have never been in question. African-American musicians toiling in the fields of the Mississippi Delta, primarily, created the blues, its direct antecedent, and then developed rock and roll in juke joints along the […]

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HAPA UNVEILS 50th MURAL AT GATEWAY TO DOWNTOWN HATTIESBURG

January 24th, 2024

HATTIESBURG, MS (Jan. 23, 2024) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, along with project partner Shows Dearman & Waits Inc., unveiled its first mural completed in 2024 today. Titled ‘Hattiesburg Horizons’, it can be found along Hardy Street at the gateway to downtown Hattiesburg. This is Hattiesburg’s 50th large-scale mural, marking the halfway point to its goal of […]

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HAPA UNVEILS FIRST MURAL IN BROADWAY DRIVE SERIES

October 28th, 2023

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 27, 2023) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) joined Brighter Broadway, a Leadership Pinebelt group, to unveil the city’s latest mural. Part of an ongoing Broadway Drive revitalization effort, the new piece is titled ‘Essence of Happiness.’ It is Hattiesburg’s 48th large-scale, permanent mural. The Brighter Broadway initiative began through efforts […]

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HAPA UNVEILS ‘BE YOU’ MURAL IN HATTIESBURG AVENUES

October 11th, 2023

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 11, 2023) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art has joined forces with a local clothing boutique UAL Apparel Liquidators to unveil the city’s newest mural. Located in the Hattiesburg Avenues, the fashion-forward design by Miami artist Ivan Roque adds a fashionable flair to the district.   Titled ‘Be You,’ the art piece stands at […]

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Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art Completes 46th Mural, ‘Love Language’

July 9, 2023

Read the full article here. +++ The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art – a program of Visit Hattiesburg – and the City of Hattiesburg are almost halfway to their goal of making the Hub City “The City of a Hundred Murals” with the recent unveiling of the city’s 46th mural, titled “Love Language.” The mural, which […]

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Dorsey, Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art receive awards from Mississippi Main Street

June 20, 2023

Visit Hattiesburg and one of its programs, the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, recently took home two prestigious statewide awards from the annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Mississippi Main Street Association, held June 15 in Jackson

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HAPA’s 45th mural is first to celebrate Hispanic culture

June 20, 2023

The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art’s 45th mural is the first to celebrate Hispanic culture.

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