Via Colori Street Art Festival
Saturday, November 23, 2013
3:00pm - All Ages
900 Smith St.
Houston, Texas 77002
CHALKING THE CORNERSTONES OF HOUSTON!!
Whether you call it Space City, Bayou City or the Energy Capital of the World, Houston is cosmopolitan, entrepreneurial and the multi-cultural model for the Country. The Center has enlisted several local and national, professional street painters to create original large-scale chalk-art paintings that depict an iconic element of Houston. Against the backdrop of City Hall, Bagby Street will come alive with six breath-taking murals. Special viewing platforms will give attendees a birds-eye view and excellent photo opportunities.
Murals will feature:
•Performing & Visual Arts –This mural will sing, dance and explore the disciplines of life with dramatic colors and images
•Medicine – The pulse of the Medical Center will be captured in stunning strokes of chalk
•Energy – Home to more than 5,000 energy-related firms, this mural will be gushing with creativity
•Sports – Houston teams have brought home 48league championships and counting, this winning spirit will be captured in Technicolor
•Bayou City - Houston is defined by its waterways and bayous; your artist will create a beautiful homage to recreation, conservation and wildlife
•Aerospace & Technology –Houston is the nation’s city identified with putting the first man on the moon; this street painting will blast off with gravity-defying colors
•Building and Architecture – This sprawling chalk art mural will depict the beautiful architecture, landmarks and real estate of Houston
•Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo – An imaginative fresco will highlight the world’s largest rodeo that features performances by international superstars and millions in scholarships