RT66 Mural Unveiling
Mural Mice to Unveil Historic Route 66 Mural
Mural Mice Universal would like to invite one and all to the Unveiling Celebration of the Phoenix Avenue Route 66 mural, the latest addition to Flagstaff’s public art collection. From 5-9pm, festivities will take place in front of the mural on Phoenix Ave at the corner of San Francisco St., and across the street beneath the Downtowner Sign, during the November First Friday Art Walk.
The event will kick off at 5pm with a few words from Mayor Jerry Nabours, Vice Mayor Corral Evans, Bruce Aikens from the Beautification and Public Art Commission (BPAC), Mural artists R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar, and Route 66 historian, Sharlene Fouser. A Grand Unveiling and musical entertainment will begin at 6pm. Featured attractions include the swinging sounds of ‘Viola and the Brakemen‘ followed by Flagstaff’s very own, ‘Summit Dub Squad,’ with special guest Casper at 7pm. Throughout the evening, one should expect to be surprised by a variety of RT 66 themed attractions.
The mural has been underway since mid-May. The project began with the assistance of over 100 members of the community painting the first layers of color on the wall. Muralists R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar, founders of Mural Mice Universal, are best known for their community murals in Prescott, Arizona. “Flagstaff has been very welcoming, and has shown incredible support for this project. It is wonderful to see such a healthy appreciation for the arts and culture in this town,” says R.E. Wall.
The Route 66 mural was made possible by BPAC with funding from BBB tax with the goal of creating an attraction for the South-side neighborhood. Route 66 is an important part of the culture and history of Flagstaff. The artwork designed by the Mural Mice depicts the rise and fall of America’s legendary highway, highlighting some of Flagstaff’s notable landmarks and bringing forth the icons that fuel the nostalgia for a bygone era in American culture.
Flagstaff Route 66 Mural
Flagstaff Arizona is getting a Mural Mice Mousterpiece. The newest mural entitled the "Phoenix Avenue Route 66 Mural" is under construction throughout the summer of 2013. Its located on the south side of the Lumberyard Brewery at 5 South San Francisco street. The project is being commissioned by the Flagstaff Beautification and Public Art Commission BPAC with bed, board, and booze BBB tax funds.
"Melting Point" 2012-Mesa, AZ
Artists- R.E. Wall and Margaret Dewar
“Arizona Artists Turn Up The Heat!”
Everyone knows summer in the Valley is hot. So hot, the buildings are melting! That is the theme of “Melting Point,” a new mural on display at 220 W. Main St. in downtown Mesa. The image of a turn of the century, classic building covers the entire exterior of the store, dripping and sagging on its foundation. This new work is turning up the heat in downtown Mesa.
Mousefest Your Dreams!
Welcome to the home of the Mural Mice
We are happy to share our art and our experience in building community murals and theater.
Ask us how you can get involved in the next big Mural Mice adventure.
First and foremost, we care about community. We use murals as a tool to bring people together. As artists we want our talents to serve the greatest good, to inspire, beautify and empower one another to get involved in community. Our murals are an expression of what holds us together, a celebration of our uniqueness, our differences, our heritage and our vision for the future.