Murals Archives

WAAW Center unveils mural celebrating our local African American Women Leaders

September 23, 2021

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, the Wisconsin African American Women’s (WAAW) Center, 3020 West Vliet St., hosted a Mural Unveiling Ceremony for large mural on the side of their building depicting the four co-founders of the WAAW Center who are upstanding leaders in the community as well. They are (pictured from left) Dawn Gozet, Helen… [Read More]

Sharp Literacy, Inc. unveils public mural celebrating diversity in historic Bronzeville

October 8, 2020

As part of SHARP Literacy’s Summer Learning/Art on the Move program, the organization partnered with several Milwaukee-area schools and community learning centers to create a large-scale mural , “Our True Colors,” which was unveiled in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Community artist Vedale Hill (top photo, right) led the remote-learning, STEAM-based art… [Read More]

Milwaukee honors victims of police violence with inspiring murals

June 25, 2020

Moved by the protest over the deaths of George Floyd that had taken place over the last several days, Ihsan Atta, who owns the storage building at the corner of North Avenue and North Holton Street, decided he wanted to use the building for something more than just storage. Atta, a lover of art, decided… [Read More]