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HAPA UNVEILS 34TH MURAL AT OSEOLA MCCARTY PARK

May 23, 2022

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA), a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, unveiled its 34th large-scale mural today. Located on a bridge running over Gordon’s Creek, the art, titled “Koi Across the World”, is adjacent to Oseola McCarty Park in downtown Hattiesburg. Completed in partnership with Catherine and Chad Edmonson, longtime supporters of public art in Hattiesburg, and the City of […]

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“WE ARE THE FUTURE” EDUCATION MURAL UNVEILED IN HAWKINS NEIGHBORHOOD

April 11, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (April 11, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA), a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, unveiled a second mural in a week’s time today. Located near Hawkins Elementary School, “We Are The Future,” was designed by Miami artist Sergio Arce to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. “With the help of many partners, […]

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HAPA UNVEILED HATTIESBURG’S 32ND MURAL, “THE HATTIESBIRDS”

April 4, 2022

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA), a program of VisitHATTIESBURG, unveiled its second mural in the Midtown Mural Series today. With this public art addition at Campus Book Mart on Hardy St., Hattiesburg continues toward its goal of being the City of 100 Murals, with 32 murals now complete. 

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‘DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE’ MURAL UNVEILED AT DUNCAN LAKE IN HATTIESBURG

February 7, 2022

BY HASKEL BURNS, HUB CITY SPOKES In August 2021, the City of Hattiesburg’s Community Arts Center, the Hattiesburg Landmark Preservation and the Hattiesburg Downtown Association were joint recipients of the 2021 AARP Community Challenge Grant totaling $11,400, which was earmarked for upgrading Duncan Lake off James Street with a mural and other art installations. The […]

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HAPA SEEKS ARTIST FOR 2022’S FIRST MURAL PROJECT

January 26, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Jan. 26, 2022) – The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art is pleased to announce a call for artists to design and execute an exterior mural in the Hawkins Neighborhood, near downtown Hattiesburg. Artists with professional experience in public art or painting are invited to respond to the call. Located on the Hattiesburg Public […]

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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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