Mount Vernon Area Arts Council Presents the Mural Project

Mount Vernon Community Mural Project Schedule

• Week of April 10: City of Mount Vernon power washes the wall.

• Monday/Tuesday, April 17-18: Both upper and lower parking lots closed while wall is professionally primed using a sprayer. To accommodate uptown residents, City is permitting overnight Main Street parking if necessary.

• Monday, April 17: Mural design presented at Mount Vernon City Council meeting.

• Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30: Muralist Strider Patton outlines design on wall; no special parking accommodations.

• Monday, May 1 – Thursday, May 4: Mount Vernon students bused to wall to paint mural; lower parking lot closed. Residents may join in painting 8 am – 6 pm.

• Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, May 5,6 & 7: Due to Mount Vernon’s annual Chalk the Walk event, lower parking lot open for parking. No mural painting by public.

• Monday, May 8 – Friday, May 12: Lower parking lot closed. Public invited to participate in painting 8 am – 6 pm.

• Saturday, May 13: Mural unveiling celebrated 10 am – Noon. All welcome.

Questions? Contact MVAAC President Steve Maravetz 319-521- 1209 or email