Monthly Archives: July 2015

From eyesore to eye candy: Mini mural project turns unsightly traffic control boxes into works of art

by Marcy de Luna, Culture Map Houston Taking art outside the gallery, Mini Mural: Beyond the Box is painting the town's drab streetscapes Technicolor with traffic-stopping visuals. The project, a collaboration between UP Art Studio and 13 local artists, aims to transform unsightly traffic signal control casings into head-turning public art. Artwork from the pilot phase of the low-cost, high-visual venture began cropping up in June with new installations hitting the streets through September 19. Read more at Culture Map Houston... ...
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Join us as the City of Houston proclaims July 28 as Mini Murals Day!

#MiniMuralsHou ~ Time: Tuesday, July 28, 1:30 PM Location: City Hall Council Chambers - 901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor minimurals About Mini-Murals: UP Art Studio with partners and supporters - The City of Houston Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Department of Public Works and Engineering, Houston Arts Alliance, City Council Member Larry Green - District K, Brays Oaks and Five Corners Management Districts, and Fresh Arts - launched the pilot phase of the traffic signal control cabinet "Mini Murals" project in Houston in June 2015. The project re-imagines traffic signal control cabinets (also referred to as electrical...
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Dr. Alma A. Allen: Urgent Community Meeting

Alma_AllenDATE: July 28, 2015 TIME: 6:30 P. M. to 9:00 P. M. WHERE: Houston Community College, South Campus, 1990 Airport Blvd. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Concerned Citizens, Civic Clubs, Super Neighborhoods, Churches, Elected Officials, Business Owners Concrete Pros Ready Mix Inc. has filed an application with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), to construct a concrete batch plant, to be located approximately one quarter of a mile west of the intersection of Cullen Blvd. and Swingle Road. TCEQ will send staff to the meeting, in order to make a record of community feedback. At the...
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