Monday, July 8, 2013

URSCA: Creating public art in Danville

Bloomsburg University student Jo Thomson Pennypacker is creating a vast mural in Danville to celebrate that town's heritage as an iron producer.

Public organizations will be involved in the project at these times:

Wednesday, July 10, 3 to 7 pm 
Danville Area School District students and parents paint day with assistance of art teachers Jessica Noel (Lower Elementary Art Teacher) and Megan Heistand (Danville Middle School Art teacher). Rain date July 17.

Sat, July 13, 10 am to 2 pm
Open to the Public Paint Day *(alternate location in case of rain)

During Iron Heritage Festival Days: Thursday, July 18, 3 to 6 pm.
Open to the Public Paint Day (no alternate rain date)

Saturday, July 27, 10 am to 2 pm.Open to the Public Paint Day*(alternate location in case of rain)

The location will be the mural paint shed and tent on the north side of the Cole's Hardware in Danville.
*Alternate rain location for the two Saturday paint days will be inside the warehouse at Henry Voelcker Inc at 346-352 Ferry Steet or other specified location if necessary.

Volunteers will also be needed for the installation of the mural at the end of July to early August.

Project Sponsors: Danville Business Alliance, Henry Voelcker Inc (location for painting inside).
Location for mural paint days and project materials provided by Cole's Hardware of Danville,
Shed provided by Rocky Mountain Structures LLC,
Mural site at Route 11 and Mill Street by Royal Nails Salon, wall prep provided by Miller Bros Construction. Mural funding by Service First Bank, Merck, Bloomsburg University URSCA program.

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