UNVEILING OF THE HISPANIC HERITAGE DISTRICT MURAL PROJECT

UNVEILING OF THE HISPANIC HERITAGE DISTRICT MURAL PROJECT

“FROM ONE HOME TO ANOTHER/DE UN HOGAR A OTRO” AND FAMILY FUN ART NIGHT

JOIN THE HISPANIC HERITAGE COUNCIL OF WNY AND THE BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS ART EDUCATION DEPARTMENT IN THE UNVEILING OF NIAGARA STREET’S NEWEST PUBLIC ART MURAL SUPPORTED BY THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER BUFFALO. THEN ENJOY A FAMILY FUN ART NIGHT THAT WILL INCLUDE ART ACTIVITIES, MUSIC, AND FOOD AS WE CELEBRATE IN FRONT OF OUR NEW MURAL.

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Unveiling of the Hispanic Heritage District Mural Project taking place on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 4:45 pm at 448 Niagara Street, Buffalo, New York.

BUFFALO- The Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY, in partnership with the Buffalo Public Schools Art Education Department, with support from the Community Foundation of WNY, will be unveiling a 44’ x 8’ mural designed by Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) students and local WNY artists. The mural depict a visual narrative of our Latino community, as well as the city’s most recent newcomers, of the journey

they experienced as they made their way to Buffalo, New York.

Over 200 Buffalo Public School students and their families, and dozens of community stakeholders, were involved in some capacity in thedevelopment and creation of this mural, called From One Home To Another/De Un Hogar A Otro – a public art piece that the entirecommunity can be proud of. We will then celebrate the unveiling with a Family Fun Arts Night for all community members to partake in.

Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to preserving the history of Hispanics in Western New York for future generations. The Buffalo Public Schools Art Education Department mission is to encourage and cultivate in our students a life-long love, respect and appreciation for the visual arts, helping to make it an integral part of their future successes and achievements.