Best Laid Plans of Mice and Munchkins

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Mural Mice artists began painting with a mighty team of Haven Montessori School students in May 2018. Unfortunately, they had a false start when the existing paint on the wall repelled their mural paint. After two weeks of consistant painting, the students were informed that the mural would be removed and repainted with Summer school students. The wall was stripped and construction resumes throughout June 2018. The theme of the mural spotlights nature and some of the Pueblo Vieja neighborhood history. The project is entirely student driven and Mural Mice artists are simply there to assist their vision for a brighter playground. The school is located at 621 W. Clay Ave. in Flagstaff, right behind Natural Grocers off Milton. The Haven mural will be completed by July 2018. The project is sponsored by the Flagstaff Beautification and Public Art Commission (BPAC) with BBB funds.

Mural Mice find a Mural Haven

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Days after a schoolwide brainstorming session, Mural Mice artists present a dozen mural designs to the students at Haven Montessori School in Flagstaff Az. The theme of the mural will spotlight nature and some of the La Pueblo Vieja neighborhood history. The mural will be under construction throughout Spring 2018. The project is entirely student driven and Mural Mice artists are simply there to assist their vision for a brighter playground. The school is located at 621 W. Clay Ave. in Flagstaff, right behind Natural Grocers off Milton. The mural is sponsored by the Flagstaff Beautification and Public Art Commission (BPAC) with BBB funds.

Theater Works Mural Takes Shape

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Mural Mice R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar are currently painting a mural for the Peoria Center for Performing Arts in Phoenix Arizona. The project is made possible by long time theater benefactor Thomas Gyder owner of Wilhelm Auto. The mural will be completed and revealed in April 2018. More to come.

Mural Mice Win 2018 Viola Art Award

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Mural Mice artists and founders R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar were nominated for two Viola Awards (Excellence in Visual Art and Community Impact) for their 2017 murals. The artists had been nominated four times for Viola Awards since 2013, and finally came home with this years Excellence in Visual Arts Award. "When your working for the arts, everyone is a winner." Says R.E. Wall

Community Reflections Mural at Bushmaster Park

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Bushmaster Park Mural Unveiling and Bubble Bash Recieves

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Bushmaster Park Community Mural

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Bushmaster Park will be home to a new community mural project this summer. The Mural Mice, a local artist collective have been hired by the City of Flagstaff to paint the public restroom on the eastern end of the park near the large pavilion. The artists will begin reaching out to park patrons beginning June 1st to gather ideas and feedback from the community. All are welcome to a Vision Council and Potluck, June 9th in the Sandbox Ramada at 6pm to discuss possibilities for the new mural. The Mural Mice will host community painting beginning in July.

Tuba City Library Gets New Mural

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In Spring 2017, the Mural Mice took a journey to another world. Their mission? To paint the childrens area of the Tuba City Public Library on the Navajo reservation. Moreover, they would request that the library community design and paint it with them. They rose to the occasion with colorful flair. The project was supported by the Arizona State Library, Archives & amp; Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Story of a Ghost Mural

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Mural Mice artists R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar began work on the Ghost of Mabel Milligan in early May 2016. The Milligan House at (323 W. Aspen Ave. in Flagstaff Az.) is on the National Register of Historic Places and regarded as haunted by many. The project is the brain child of COF Marketing and Public Relations Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ward's vision is to proudly display a life sized mural of Mabel assending the stairs. The stairs will lead to a gallery of Mabel murals and become a featured attraction for the annual ghost walk tour.

This building was the home of JC Milligan, former Flagstaff Justice of the Peace and owner of a local brickyard. Later the house served as apartments, and now serves as the office of the Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau. Past employees and tenants of the house report they often felt an unsettling presence late at night. The presence seemed to originate in an upstairs office. One former CVB employee speculates that this was the bedroom of Mabel Milligan, who died unexpectedly in 1923 and may continue to habituate her home. Footsteps are heard at night on the stairs and across the wooden floors, although the doors are locked and no one could be in the building. Often these noises are accompanied by freezing cold, and the unmistakable feeling of being watched. The spirit does not seem to be hostile or angry, but is just there.

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Let There Be Flight

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Largest Mural in Arizona

Let there be flight! The Sound of Flight mural on the East-facing wall of the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff Arizona is complete and all the birds are chirping about it. Sound of Flight is the brainchild of local artist Sky Black, a 23-year-old native of Flagstaff, who always wanted to leave his mark in town. He brought in veteran muralists R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar from Mural Mice Universal to help make his dream a reality. The 4500 Square foot mural project took 14 months to create. It took six months to raise funds and eight months to paint. The project is now regarded as the largest mural in Arizona.