Skip to content

What's New

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 […]

Read More

Eagle Walk mural Sparkman with Family

HATTIESBURG ALLIANCE FOR PUBLIC ART UNVEILS ‘SOAR AND SCORE’ MURAL IN SOUTHERN MISS

October 15, 2022

Hattiesburg city officials are continuing their march toward the goal of becoming the “City of 100 Murals,” with the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art recently unveiling its newest piece of public art, “Soar and Score,” located on Eagle Walk on the University of South Mississippi. The mural, which was unveiled during an Oct. 14 press […]

Read More

Eagle Walk mural Soar and Score

17-YEAR-OLD ARTIST MAKES HER MARK WITH EAGLE WALK MURAL

October 14, 2022

By Marissa McCardell – WDAM HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – An iconic section on USM’s campus is now a new piece of art for the Hub City. Friday, the Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) revealed a new mural titled “Soar and Score” on the Eagle Walk. HAPA selected 17-year-old Aubri Sparkman to complete the mural space, […]

Read More

unveiling of the HAPA mural Soar and Score at USM

HAPA UNVEILS MURAL CELEBRATING USM AHEAD OF HOMECOMING GAME

October 14, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 14, 2022) – An iconic section of campus at The University of Southern Mississippi is now home to Hattiesburg’s newest piece of public art, titled ‘Soar and Score.’ HAPA, along with project partners, unveiled the original black and gold mural, which celebrates the University’s impact on its students, alumni, and community, at […]

Read More

clean up day

Clean Up Day at Thames Elementary Ahead of Major Beautification Project

October 11, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 10, 2022) – Outdoor spaces at Thames Elementary will soon enjoy more than $50,000 in improvements thanks to a community-led project with numerous partnering organizations, private companies, and citizens supporting it. Property enhancements include basketball court refurbishments, park benches along the walking trail, crosswalk art, and three original large-scale murals. Hattiesburg Landmark Preservation, […]

Read More

Call for Artists for Hawkins Neighborhood Bridge Mural

HAPA Seeks Artist for Second Hawkins Neighborhood Mural Project

September 28, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Sept. 28, 2022) – The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art is pleased to announce a call for artists to design and execute the second in a series of exterior mural projects 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 […]

Read More

Call for Artists for Eagle Walk Mural

Open Call for Artists to Create New Mural on USM Campus

September 14, 2022

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Calling all artists! The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art is looking for a muralist. HAPA has an open call for artists with professional experience in public art or painting. Artists with connections to the University of Southern Mississippi, such as students or alumni, will have priority. The mural will be located […]

Read More

Eagle Walk mural at Southern Miss

HAPA Seeks Artist for Southern Miss Mural

September 13, 2022

HATTIESBURG, MS (Sept. 13, 2022) – The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art is pleased to announce a call for artists to design and execute an exterior mural to design and execute an exterior mural at Eagle Walk on The University of Southern Mississippi’s main campus in Hattiesburg. Artists with professional experience in public art or […]

Read More

Unveiling of the Koi Across the World bridge mural

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 […]

Read More