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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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THAMES COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT PROJECT INCLUDES THREE LARGE-SCALE MURALS

November 18th, 2022

Outdoor spaces at Thames Elementary School have recently 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 summer 2022, the expanded […]

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

November 14th, 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 in the nation to be […]

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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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HAPA UNVEILS ‘SERENITY’ MURAL IN DOWNTOWN HATTIESBURG

November 2nd, 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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Eagle Walk mural USM sign

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

October 16, 2022

Letterspedia Official  Hattiesburg city officials continue their march toward becoming “The City of 100 Murals,” with the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art recently unveiling their latest public artwork “Soar and Score” on Eagle Walk at the University of Southern Mississippi. The mural, unveiled during an on-site press conference Oct. 14, was completed by Hattiesburg-based Aubri […]

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