Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Launches Alleyway Mural Project

Jun 24, 2016 5:15 PM ET
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's New Lines Alleyway Mural Project

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Keep Cincinnati Beautiful (KCB), known for helping to reduce blight, crime and graffiti through its public Arts Programs, is partnering with nonprofit ArtWorks, to create12 murals in the Over-the-Rhine (OTR) Main Street district alleys.

The New Lines Alleyway Mural Project has been creatively financed through a crowdsourcing IndieGoGo campaign by KCB. The reached its $5,000 goal on the final day of the campaign. Twelve new murals will be painted this summer in OTR's Main St. district alleys, which are considered to be among the city's most neglected pedestrian spaces. The murals are designed by artists with local ties. The project will be led by local Teaching Artists and aided by Apprentices.

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